Eupatorium purpureum

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Synonyms for Eupatorium purpureum

North American herb having whorled leaves and terminal clusters of flowers spotted with purple

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Eupatorium purpureum, or Joe-Pye weed, is an American plant, popular with modern garden designers in meadow settings.
These plants, which grow 1-2 m tall, include Aralia racemosa (American spikenard), Campanula americana (tall bellflower), and Eupatorium purpureum (purple Joe-pye weed).
For seasonal interest, she adds flowers of a single color--pink Eupatorium purpureum 'Gateway' for summer, and yellow Helianthus angustifolius along the grass walk for fall.
For the back-of-the- border plants use traditional favourites like delphiniums, hollyhocks, the magnificent Plume Poppy (Macleaya cordata), the huge Seakale (Crambe cordifolia), and the graceful grasses like Stipa gigantea, the shorter pampas grasses such as Cortaderia selloana "Pumila", Indian grass (Arundo donax), as well as bamboos, and big clumps of Eupatorium purpureum.
common virgin's-bower), Nasturtium palustre (marsh cress), Ranunculus recurvatus (hooked crowfoot), Asclepias incarnata (swamp milkweed), Aster Tradescanti (Tradescant's aster), Aster miser, also longifolius, Eupatorium purpureum apparently, lake shores (Joe-Pye-weed), Apocynum Cannabinum East Branch (Indian hemp), Polygonum cilinode (bindweed), and others.
Perennial Eupatorium purpureum, Joe Pye Weed is of upright stature with purple fluffy, dome-shaped flowers in late summer and Angelica Archangelica with its huge cow parsley- like green form adds drama.