Joe-Pye Weed
Eutrochium purpureum
Uses: Medicinal Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 3-10)
When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall Ease of Germination: Moderate/Special Treatment Required
(Gravelroot) Tall low maintainer native of the eastern United States with showy rosy-purple flowers that offer a source of nectar for Monarchs, Swallowtails and other butterfly species. Leaves emit a vanilla-scent when crushed. Appeared in a publication in 1840 where it was described as a useful remedy for “gravel” (kidney stones). Said to have been named after a Native American medicine man named Joe Pye who used this herb to resolve fevers. Thrives in semi-shaded woodlands. Height 4-6 feet.
S3510 Seeds $4.25/pkt
Currency: United States Dollar

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