Observed: September 10, 2011 @ 2:00 PM
Posted on: February 5, 2012 @ 4:24 AM (diff: 148 days)
Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium purpureum ) aka gravel root, kidney root, purple boneset, Queen of the meaqdow is a well grown specimen that can reach a stately height of 2 m. The foliage consists of deep green whorled lance-shaped leaves around a deep purple stem. Flower - Purple to pink; flat-topped clusters 15-20 cm wide; up to 22 flower heads. Flowers in August - September.