Saxapahaw, NC

The Flower of Carolina


  • Product Info

    Baby Joe Joe-pye Weed (Eutrochium dubium 'Baby Joe')
    Aster Family
    Love Joe-pye, but have a small garden? Baby Joe is here for you! This compact version of Joe-pye has all the same pollinator friendly qualities as the parent plant, but maxes out at about 3’. The flowers are a bit richer in color and the plant also tends to branch more, leading to more flower heads. Plant in full sun or part sun in almost any type of soil, and soon you’ll be in love with Baby Joe. Try planting with Pink Muhly grass, Culvers Root, or Spotted Beebalm.

    Pink, 3-4 weeks, July-Aug
    Leaves: Dark green,rough textured
    Height: 2-3’
    Space: 18-24"
    Soil: Average-moist
    Exposure: Full sun- Part sun
    Fauna: Excellent pollinator value-covered in bees, flies, and butterflies
    Deer Resistance: High
    Zone: 3-9
    Native Status: (Parent species)NC native, common in the Sandhills, uncommon in the Piedmont)
    Provenance: Unknown, asexually propagated