Vernonia 'Southern Cross' Iron Weed ZONE 4

The flowers AND foliage of 'Southern Cross' are both outstanding. Long, willow-like, thin leaves will dance in the wind before dazzling rosy-purple flowers cover the upright habit in late summer. A great choice for attracting bees and butterflies!

HEIGHT: 48-54"

WIDTH: 36"

SUN: 6+ hours

SOIL: Loam Moist Sandy

Attracts ButterfliesDeer ResistantNative of the United States
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Flower Color: Pink Purple

Bloom Time: Summer Fall

Growth Rate: Moderate

Shape: Mound Tall Vase

Winter Interest: Flowerheads Foliage

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