Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway'

Joe Pye Weed

Deciduous, Herbaceous Perennial

Joe Pye weed (Eutrochium maculatum) is an erect clump forming perennial with clusters of pink blooms atop tall stems in from midsummer to late fall. Gateway is a variety selected for its shorter, more compact growth habit. Flowers are attractive to butterflies.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even


Size: 60 - 72 tall x 36 - 60 wide
Shape / Form: Upright
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Flowers, Long Blooming

Bloom Season: Jul, Aug, Sep, Summer
Flower Shape: Umbel

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Cutting Garden, Hedges and Screens, Mixed Border
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Wet Soil Tolerant
Wildlife: Bees, Beneficial Insects, Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds, Pollinators, Rabbit Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Summer, Fall, Late Spring / Early Summer, Late Summer / Early Fall
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Great Plant Pick

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos