Vernonia fasciculata - Ironweed
Ironweed (Vernonia fasciculata) is an unbranched stout perennial. It is named for its strong stalk that produces numerous lance-shaped leaves that are coarsely toothed along its edges. Large, flat-topped flowerheads form at the apex of its stem and give an attractive display of purple blooms. After bloom its dark stems and contrasting fluffy white seed heads continue to offer interest late into the season. Its bright bloom and significant amounts of nectar create a magnet for various large butterflies and pollinators.
Soil Moisture: Moderate, Wet
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Height: 3' - 6'
Spread: 2' - 3'
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 7
Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: July, August, September
Attracts: Birds, Butterflies, Pollinators
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