Joe Pyeweed
(Eutrochium fistulosum)

Family: Aster Family
Duration:
Perennial
Sun:
Full; partial
Soil:
Moist; well-drained
Water:
Medium
Colour:
Pink; Purple
Bloom Time:
July thru September
Planting Time:
Height:
3-6 feet; 6-12 feet
Locations:
Woods; meadows; bogs & marshes; stream banks
Benefits:
Important source of honey; attracts pollinators (birds, butterflies); Seeds eaten by Swamp Sparrow; special Value to Honey Bees
Seed saving:
Mature to shiny black 4-5 weeks after flower fades; small percentage viable (will be plump and swollen)
Other notes: