Vernonia altissima (angustfolia) - Tall Ironweed

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Item #: VER04F
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  • 1/2 Oz.   ($7.80)
  • 1 Oz.   ($12.00)
Vernonia altissima (angustfolia) - Tall Ironweed

Ever seen a Yellow Swallowtail Butterfly on Tall Ironweed? The contrast is spectacular given the purple flowers and this late blooming perennial provides the perfect landing pad.

Tall Ironweed can reach heights over 7 feet tall and blooms July through September. It prefers full sun and moderately damp soils conditions.

What is Stratification?

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Flower Color: Purple

Height: 4 to 7 Feet

Light Requirements: Full Sun to Shade

Soil Hydrology: Mesic to Wet Soils

Bloom Time: July through September

Plant Type: Perennial

Stratification: Cold Moist (CM) 60 Days

Attracts: Bees, Butterflies