Sweetscented Joe Pye Weed
This species, and several of the Eutrochium's and Eupatorium's are highly touted as landscape plants, especially for the native garden. A quick Google of any of the scientific or common names will give you lots of ideas of how to use them. They're bigger plants and need some room, but can be an impressive part of a native plant garden. They are also a favorite of a variety of butterflies, so if you want some summer color and action in your garden, you can't go wrong with Joe Pye.
|A distinguishing characteristic is the green stem with purple nodes|
|The flowers start out white, then turn purplish|