Ever seen a Yellow Swallowtail Butterfly on Tall Ironweed? The contrast is spectacular given the purple flowers and this late blooming perennial provides the perfect landing pad.
Tall Ironweed can reach heights over 7 feet tall and blooms July through September. It prefers full sun and moderately damp soils conditions.
Seed Envelopes contain approximately 0.02 ounces of seed and cover about 5 to 10 square feet.
Flower Color: Purple
Height: 4 to 7 Feet
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Shade
Soil Hydrology: Mesic to Wet Soils
Bloom Time: July through September
Plant Type: Perennial
Stratification: Cold Moist (CM) 60 Days
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies