Vernonia glauca

Upland Ironweed


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  • An underused native Pennsylvania plant that is happy in ordinary to dry spots
  • A bit shorter than V. noveboracensis, and much more adaptable to average garden conditions
  • Deep purple loose upright flower clusters August - September
  • Pollinators flock to the blooms
  • Can tolerate a wide range of soils and conditions as long as moisture is provided
  • Best used in drier prairies and meadows and naturalized areas

Height: 3-5 ft
Spread: 2-4 ft

Zone: 6-8
Color: Purple


Characteristics & Attributes


Attributes:

  • Native

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

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