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Eupatorium Gateway

Eupatorium purp. maculatum Gateway

Joe Pye Weed brings lots of late summer color, while also attracting pollinators like butterflies. Added bonus - it's deer resistant!

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?Adored by butterflies the Eupatorium Gateway, commonly known as Joe Pye Weed, add stature to the backdrop of any perennial garden. With tall pink blooms that tower over green foliage and bloom all summer long.

Hardiness Zone: 4-8
Mature Height: Up to 6 Feet
Mature Width: 2 to 3 Feet
Classification: Perennial
Sunlight: Full Sun to Part Shade
Habit: Upright, clump forming
Flower Color: Bright Pink
Flowering Season: July to September
Foliage: Green
Soil Condition: Prefers moist well draining soil
Water Requirements: Water well until established.
Uses: Extremely attractive when used as a focal point in the mixed border, mass planting. Attracts pollinators and hummingbirds.
Growzone: 4-8 Eupatorium Gateway Hardiness Zone

How to Care for Eupatorium Gateway

We suggest when planting your newly purchased Eupatorium Gateway plants that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil you may need to add a locally sourced compost or topsoil to the back-fill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a back-fill soil because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots to spread through the loose, nutrient rich soil, much easier than if you used solely the existing soil which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant to deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole. Eupatorium Gateway does prefer drier soils in the winter so if there was ever a plant that we would recommend not adding topsoil or compost this is one.

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