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Vernonia altissima - Tall Ironweed

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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.

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Vernonia altissima - Tall Ironweed

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

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