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Wingstem
Verbesina alternifolia
Asteraceae

YellowDark

Clusters of large (2) bright yellow flowers with reflexed petals from July through October, narrow leaves up to 10 long on sturdy winged stalks, spreads by seed and creeping rhizomes, attracts Butterflies, host plant for the Silvery Checkerspot Butterfly (Chlosyne nycteis) and the Gold Moth (Basilodes pepita).

Moist
Sun To Part Shade
3 to 8 tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 5a-8b
Perennial
Deer resistant

Native Range: NY & ONT south to FL & TX

Wingstem Seed Packet $4.00
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