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Eupatorium dubium ‘Little Joe’ – Joe Pye Weed

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Eupatorium dubium ‘Little Joe’ – Joe Pye Weed

Discover ‘Little Joe’ Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium dubium ‘Little Joe’), the perfect perennial for adding height and color to your garden. With its striking purple flowers and attractive foliage, it’s ideal for attracting butterflies and enriching biodiversity. Drought-tolerant and easy to care for, ‘Little Joe’ brings enduring beauty to any space. Enhance your garden with this versatile and vibrant plant today!


Please note: Most pictures represent mature plants. Unless otherwise specified, all of our plants are sold in 4″ pots to make shipping possible and will mature in time.

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Additional information


6-Pack, 9-Pack, Single

Common Name


Herbaceous Perennial




3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Height Range (ft.)

3.00 to 4.00

Spread (ft.)

1.00 to 3.00

Bloom Time

July, September

Bloom Description

Mauve, Purple


Full Sun, Part Shade


Medium, Wet


Fragrant, Showy



Suggested Use

Rain Garden


Clay Soil, Deer, Wet Soil


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Product Description

Introducing Eupatorium dubium ‘Little Joe’, a compact variety of the beloved Joe Pye Weed, renowned for its robust growth and stunning floral displays. This perennial brings a touch of wild beauty to any garden setting, combining ease of care with environmental benefits and visual appeal.

Why ‘Little Joe’ Joe Pye Weed is a Must-Have for Your Garden

  • Pollinator Paradise: ‘Little Joe’ is a magnet for butterflies, bees, and other beneficial insects, making it an essential addition to any pollinator garden.
  • Compact Growth: Unlike its taller counterparts, ‘Little Joe’ reaches a manageable height of 3 to 4 feet, making it suitable for a variety of garden sizes and styles.
  • Drought Resistant: Once established, it requires minimal watering, making it an excellent choice for gardeners looking to reduce their water usage.
  • Season-Long Interest: From its lush green foliage in spring and summer to its vibrant purple blooms in late summer and fall, ‘Little Joe’ provides interest throughout the gardening season.
  • Easy Care: This hardy perennial thrives in full sun to partial shade and is adaptable to a wide range of soil types.

Cultivating and Caring for ‘Little Joe’

  • Sunlight Needs: Prefers full sun but will tolerate partial shade, which can be beneficial in hotter climates.
  • Soil Requirements: Adaptable to most soil types, though it flourishes in moist, well-drained soils.
  • Watering Schedule: Water regularly to establish plants, then enjoy its drought-tolerant qualities.
  • Spacing: Plant about 2 feet apart to allow for growth and air circulation, reducing the risk of powdery mildew.

Eco-Friendly Gardening with ‘Little Joe’ Eupatorium dubium ‘Little Joe’ not only adds beauty to your garden but also supports local ecosystems by providing essential habitat and food sources for pollinators. Its low water requirements make it a sustainable choice for environmentally conscious gardeners.

Transform Your Garden with ‘Little Joe’ Joe Pye Weed With its combination of aesthetic appeal, ecological benefits, and ease of care, ‘Little Joe’ Joe Pye Weed is an excellent addition to any garden. Whether you’re looking to attract more wildlife, add color and texture, or simply enjoy a low-maintenance perennial, ‘Little Joe’ offers something for every gardener. Order now to bring the unique beauty and environmental benefits of ‘Little Joe’ Joe Pye Weed to your outdoor space!


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Summer Shipping Concerns

Please expect some delays in shipping during summer months!

Shipping perishable items in the heat of summer can be tricky to say the least. Our goal is to try to get your plants to you in the best shape possible.

This means we may hold off on shipping items during periods of excessively high temperatures to give your new plants the best chance of surviving their journey in good shape.