Eupatorium d. 'Baby Joe'
Common name: Dwarf Joe Pye
Shorter and more compact, Baby Joe is extra happy in moist settings or rain gardens. It flowers freely and has a stronger resistance to powerdery mildew. You may also see it listed as Eutrochium, a new designation for Eupatorium.
Our perennials come nestled in a 4" square CowPot with a free metal plant ID marker. Learn more about why we think CowPots are so awesome here.
Features & Care
Attracts: Pollinators, Butterflies, Bees, Songbirds
Zone: 4 - 9
Height: 4' - 6'
Width: 2' - 4'
Light: Full / Part Sun
Blooms: Summer to Fall
Flowers: Cut, Aromatic, Long bloom time
Water: Average needs
Soil: Moist, Tolerates wet soils
Native: Native species
How To Plant
CowPots are made from composted cow manure. As the pot decomposes, it feeds the roots of the plant helping it get off to great start. We like to say the perennials think they're delicious and nutritious! :-)
You will plant the pot along with the plant! No need to put holes in the pot or remove the bottom. It decomposes faster than all other non-plastic pot options and the roots easily push through.
Place the plant in the hole so that the top of the soil in the pot matches the soil line in the garden. Ensure that soil is pressed against the pot on all sides and the bottom. Keep the area inside and outside the pot moist (but not soggy) for 3 to 4 weeks until the plant is established.
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Photo: Ball Seed Co.