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New York Ironweed
Vernonia noveboracensis

Purple75 Swish

Large clusters (3-4") of deep violet flowers on bold erect stems from August to October, narrow 4-8" leaves grow all the way up the stems, drought tolerant, host to American Lady Butterfly (Vanessa virginiensis) caterpillars, attracts butterflies, good rain garden plant.

Average To Moist
Sun To Part Shade
3-6 tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 5a-9b

Native Range: MA & NY south to GA, west to MI, WV, & OH. Rare in NY & OH

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 4 weeks

New York Ironweed 3.5 inch pot $9.75
New York Ironweed Seed Packet $4.00
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