Tissington Nursery Plants
Eupatorium maculatum (Atropurpureum Group) 'Riesenschirm'
A wonderful perennial only recently discovered by myself (I'm not sure what took me so long!). Striking dark red stems and crimson tinged foliage are followed by masses of fluffy pink flowerheads. It is commonly called Joe Pye Weed after an American Gardener. It is native in some species forms to many parts of that country.
Flowering Season: July - September
Height and Spread: 200cm x 75cm
Growing Conditions: Prefers a sunny spot in a good but well-drained soil.