joe pye weed

Joe Pye Weed

  • Bloom Time: July – Sept.
  • Bloom Color: Pink
  • Height: 5 feet
  • Sun: Full to partial
  • Soil: Wet to medium-wet

Caterpillar food for
Burdock Border (Papaipema cataphracta), Common Eupithacia (Eupithecia miserulata)

Butterfly food for
Azure (Celastrina spp.), Silver-Spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus), White Admiral (Limenitis arthemis arthemis), Milbert’s Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis urticae), Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus)

Attracts these pollinators
Rusty Patched Bumble Bee (Bombus affinis), Cuckoo Bees (Coelioxys spp.), Leafcutter Bees (Megachile spp.)

More information: Minnesota Wildflowers