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Common Ironweed - Vernonia fasciculata

Regular price $6.00

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Phonetic: ver-NOH-nee-ah fa-sik-yoo-LAY-tuh

First photo courtesy of Leonardo DaSilva

Plant Description Coming Soon

  • Hardiness Zone:  3-9
  • Native Northeast Region:  USDA Database
  • Sun Exposure:  Full to Partial Sun
  • Flower Color:  Purple
  • Bloom Time:  July, August, September
  • Soil Type:  Moist
  • Mature Plant Size:  6'H
  • Plant Spacing:  2-3'
  • Host Plant:  American Painted Lady Butterfly
  • Attracts:  Bees, Butterflies
  • Advantages:  Deer resistant, late season color
  • Landscape Uses:  Cottage gardens, meadows, perennial borders, rain gardens
  • Companion Plants:  Blue Vervain, Boneset, Cardinal Plant, Culver's Root, Garden Phlox, Great Blue Lobelia, Joe Pye Weed, Rose Milkweed, White Turtlehead