Vernonia noveboracensis New York Iron Weed ZONE 4

This plant's fluffy haze of deep purple flowers is often covered by a parade of butterflies in August and September while other beneficial insects feed on the nectar and pollen. This lovely clumping plant adapts well to any garden situation.

Great For: Plant with Echinacea and Eupatorium Combine with Asclepias and Hibiscus

HEIGHT: 5-7'

WIDTH: 2-3'

SUN: 6+ hours

SOIL: Moist Sandy Wet

Attracts ButterfliesAttracts BirdsDeer ResistantNative of New England
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Flower Size: 4-8"

Flower Color: Purple

Bloom Time: Summer

Growth Rate: Rapid

Shape: Upright

Feeding: Plant-tone

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