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Eupatorium dubium Baby Joe – Baby Joe Pye Weed

Eupatorium dubium Baby Joe – Baby Joe Pye Weed

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Eupatorium dubium Baby Joe, also known as Baby Joe Pye Weed, is a resilient herbaceous perennial native to the Eastern United States. Its striking clusters of tiny lavender-pink flowers bloom from late summer to early fall, attracting butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds to your garden. With a preference for full sun to partial shade and low maintenance needs, Baby Joe Pye Weed is a perfect choice for cottage gardens, pollinator gardens, or naturalized areas, adding beauty and wildlife interest with ease.


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Single, 6-Pack, 9-Pack

Common Name

Baby Joe Pye Weed


Herbaceous Perennial




4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Native Range

Eastern United States

Height Range (ft.)

2.50 to 3.50

Spread (ft.)

1.50 to 2.50

Bloom Time

Early Fall, Late Summer

Bloom Description



Full Sun, Part Shade


Medium, Wet



Suggested Use



Deer, Drought


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Product Description

Introducing the enchanting Eupatorium dubium Baby Joe, also known as Baby Joe Pye Weed, a delightful addition to any garden. This perennial plant boasts clusters of tiny, lavender-pink flowers that create a captivating display throughout the summer months. Its compact size and robust nature make it a perfect choice for both beginner and experienced gardeners alike.

Why Choose Eupatorium dubium Baby Joe?

  • Vibrant Blooms: Enjoy a profusion of charming lavender-pink flowers that attract butterflies and bees, adding life and movement to your garden.
  • Space-Saving: With its compact growth habit, Baby Joe Pye Weed fits seamlessly into smaller garden spaces, containers, or mixed borders.
  • Low Maintenance: Once established, it requires minimal care, thriving in various soil types and tolerating drought conditions.
  • Seasonal Interest: From its colorful blooms in summer to its attractive seed heads in fall, Baby Joe Pye Weed offers year-round visual appeal.

Cultivation Tips:

  • Sun Exposure: Thrives in full sun to partial shade, although it prefers a bit of afternoon shade in hotter climates.
  • Soil Conditions: Well-draining soil is ideal; amend heavy soils with organic matter for optimal growth.
  • Watering Needs: Regular watering is beneficial, especially during the establishment period; thereafter, it shows good drought tolerance.
  • Spacing: Plant 12-18 inches apart to allow for its clumping growth habit, creating a lush and full appearance.

Design Ideas for Your Garden:

Eupatorium dubium Baby Joe’s graceful blooms and compact size make it a versatile choice for garden design. Use it as a border plant, in mixed perennial beds, or as a focal point in smaller gardens. Its attractive flowers also make it an excellent addition to butterfly gardens or naturalized areas.

Ecological Benefits:

Aside from its aesthetic appeal, Baby Joe Pye Weed contributes to the local ecosystem by providing nectar for pollinators and serving as a host plant for butterfly larvae. Its low maintenance requirements and wildlife-friendly nature make it a sustainable choice for eco-conscious gardeners.

Embrace the beauty and charm of Eupatorium dubium Baby Joe in your garden. Whether you seek vibrant blooms, space-saving plants, or ecological benefits, Baby Joe Pye Weed is sure to enchant and delight year after year.


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