Baby Joe Pye Weed

General Information

Baby Joe offers the same look as the commonly grown variety but at a much smaller scale.  This makes it much easier to fit into the middle of the flower border or even into large containers.  Baby Joe has sturdy dark purple-red stems, dark green foliage, and large panicles of mauve-purple flowers.  Butterflies are attracted in droves to this beautiful little plant!  This plant is also nice for adding color in the garden at a time when many other plants are finished for the season.  Even though the fruit is not ornamentally significant the burgundy stems can be quite attractive.

Additional Information

Plants should be cut all the way back after they are finished flowering.  At maturity this plant will reach 2-3 ft. in height and a 1-2 ft. spread.  It grows at a medium rate.  It is deer and rabbit resistant.  Zone 3 to 9.

Care & Shipping Notes

Prefers full sun to part shade with average moisture with good drainage.  It will tolerate some standing water and is not particular to soil type.  Somewhat tolerant of urban pollution.  NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.


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Mature Width 18 to 24 Inches
Mature Height 2 to 3 Feet
Light Full Sun
Planting Zone 3 to 9

Planting Zone Map

US Planting Zones


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