The Native Plant Store can Now be Found Here

  • This page will remain accessible as a library page until I have all the species moved to the new page and all the quirks worked out in the new software so it can function as a searchable library.
  • Please see the Using the Plant Library  page  for some tips on how to make the most of the information in this existing library to select species for creating a healthy native plant community suited to the conditions of your site.

Eutrochium purpureum, Sweet Joe Pye Weed 

Eutrochium purpureum

Sweet Joe Pye Weed 

  • Average to high moisture soils
  • Sun to shade, thrives in dappled shade.
  • 4’ to 7’ tall, 3’ to 4’ wide
  • Mid to late summer blooms
  • Native to Ontario, Beginner friendly, Woodland and wet meadow ecosystems

New to me this year, grown from seeds from Prairie Moon Nursery 

Like most of this family, these are very large plants that attract a lot of pollinator species in mid to late summer. More shade tolerant than Spotted Joe-Pye-Weed, this is the one to plant if you have a location that receives dappled sun all day or shade in the afternoon.

Please check out the Prairie Moon listing at the link above for more details.

Photos by Kurt Stueber, Thomas David Franklin and Charles de Mille-Isles via Wikimedia Commons

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Species that were not sown / aren't being sown for 2023 are marked with an * 
Species that are native to this continent, but not historically native to Ontario are marked with a ~ 
While it rarely comes up, I do reserve the right to limit plant quantities, mostly to help ensure that as many native plant gardens as possible become a reality