Vernonia lettermannii 'Iron Butterfly' (Ironweed)
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Vernonia lettermannii 'Iron Butterfly'

Ironweed

Fine textured foliage with late season purple flowers and dwarf habit. Grow in dry gravelly soil; can withstand brief periods of flooding.
Height: 24-36 in
Width: 24-36 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Time: September,October
Hardiness Zone: 4 TO 9
ITEM # CROP IMAGE SIZE CURRENT AVAIL
22848.1G #1 582
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife
Plant Habit
Mound
Light Conditions
Sun
Flower Color
Purple
Flower Hue
Dark
Flower Height
24" to 36"
Flower Type
Corymb
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Fine
Prune Time
Jan/Feb/March
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
1/2"
Growth Rate
Average
Origin
North America

Possible Substitution Plants

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Spire'