Vernonia gigantea


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Common Name: Tall Ironweed

Plant Type: Herbaceous

Habitat: Prairie

Light Requirements: sun, part sun, shade

Soil Moisture: dry, mesic, wet

Soil Type: All

Height: 4 - 6 ft

Bloom Time: Summer

Flower Colour: magenta

Germination Requirements: Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90 - 140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F

Details/Comments: Striking tall nectar plant. Very striking architecture and bright magenta flowers.

Botanical Name (Alt): Vernonia altissima

Picture Copyright: John Oyston