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- SCIENTIFIC NAME: Eutrochium fistulosum
- PLANT TYPE: Perennial
- SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: yoo-TRO-key-um fist-yoo-LOW-sum
- TAGS: Plant Tags: butterflies and summer blooms. Plant Types: Perennial.
Joe pye weed (Eutrochium fistulosum) grows in full sun to partial shade; moist to wet, average soil; needs plenty of space and water; add organic material to clay or sand. Transplanting tips: Mature Joe-Pye Weed forms a massive underground structure, so be prepared to dig as large a clump as possible; most stalks remain standing through winter and can be recognized...