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New York Ironweed - Vernonia noveboracensis

Regular price $6.00

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Phonetic:  ver-NOH-nee-ah no-vee-bor-ah-SEN-sis

Plant Description Coming Soon

  • Hardiness: 5 - 9
  • Native Northeast Region: USDA Database
  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Part Sun
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: July, August, September
  • Soil Type: Medium - Moist
  • Mature Plant Size: 5'H, 3'W
  • Plant Spacing: 3'
  • Host Plant: Crossline Skipper, Sachem, Peck's Skipper 
  • Attracts: Butterflies, birds and bees
  • Advantages: Deer resistant, tolerant of various soil types
  • Landscape Uses: Perennial borders, cottage gardens, meadows, rain gardens, butterfly gardens
  • Companion Plants: Dense Blazing Star, Native Bergamot, Joe Pye Weed, Sneezeweed, Sweet Coneflower, Hairy Beardtongue, Eastern Blue Star