Common name: Joe-Pye Weed. Family: Asteraceae. Genus: Eutrochium. Plant type: Perennials. Bloom Time: July - September. Height: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm).
Eutrochium is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants in Asteraceae. They are commonly referred to as Joe-Pye weeds. It is an erect, clump-forming perennial. Narrow, lance-shaped leaves are dark green. compound inflorescences bloom in mid-summer to early fall. The large, domed flower head is composed of several branches bearing tiny, pale pinkish-lavender florets. Flowers are very attractive to butterflies.