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Vernonia Southern Cross

Ironweed

A relatively short, vase-shaped hybrid variety growing 3'-4' tall, with simple, narrow leaves. It is topped in fall by showy, flat-topped clusters of bright purple, fringe-like flowers. Prefers full sun and consistently moist, average to poor soil.

Drought tolerant once established.


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Commercial Login
  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:4-9
  • Height:36-48 in
  • Spread:48 in
  • Bloom Color: Purple
  • Foliage Color: Green
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Pollinators
Songbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
August
September
Foliage Color
Green