JOE PYE WEED (Organic) - Eupatorium purpureum
JOE PYE WEED (Organic) - Eupatorium purpureum
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Organic Joe Pye Weed Seeds

(P/6-7')(FS/PS) Z3-10 Huge fluffy mauve colored flower heads are held aloft on sturdy purplish bamboo-like stems of this beautifully colossal plant. Joe Pye is an excellent specimen for background planting or to create a natural screen in summer. This herb received its name from an Indian medicine man in New England named Joe Pye who became famous for curing typhus fever, among other illnesses with this plant. It was also used by Indians to make a pink or red dye. Its perspiration inducing properties used to break a fever quickly became a common practice by the early settlers and is still used by British and American herbalists today.