Vernonia lettermannii 'Narrow leaf Ironweed'

Ironweed


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner

  • Small star-like purple flowers
  • Butterfly magnet
  • A native plant, that will grow where many plants will not
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Native
Native
Full Sun
Full Sun
Summer
Summer
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow adaptable plant. Dry rocky soil...no problem!  This plant will thrive in it.  Prefers full sun and dry soil.


Height: 30-36 in
Spread: 30-36 in
Price Level 1: $13.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Purple
Zone: 4
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Naturalizing
  • Low Maintenance
  • Native
  • Mass Planting

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Songbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil