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Vernonia angustifolia -- Tall ironweed, Narrowleaf ironweed

  • Photo by Shirley Denton
  • Photo by Jeff Norcini
  • Photo by Shirley Denton
  • Photo by Shirley Denton
Price:
$3.00
Common Name:
Tall ironweed
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Plant Description

Description: Numerous small, feathery, bright purple flowers spread atop spindly stems, which have many very narrow, linear leaves. Attractive to butterflies. Drought tolerant once established in well-drained soils.

Lifespan: Perennial; occasionally a short-lived perennial

Light exposure: Full sun to high pine shade

Bloom color: Purple

Bloom season: Summer to early fall

Height (in bloom): 3 to 4 feet

Habitat: Dry pinelands, sandhills, open hammocks and disturbed areas

Each packet covers 10 square feet.


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