Sweet Joe-Pye Weed
Called "Sweet" Joe-Pye Weed due to it's sweet scent, this native perennial is a great source of nectar for native bees as well as Swallowtail and Monarch butterflies.
Stems are sturdy and unbranched, with whorls of pinkish purple foliage. This is the most shade-tolerant of Joe Pye varieties.
Leave seed-heads on plants after the lifetime of the bloom, the remnants will be used in spring nest building.