'Iron Butterfly' Semi-Dwarf Ironweed

Vernonia lettermannii 'Iron Butterfly'

Bright green slender foliage bearing fluffy rich purple/magenta flowers in late summer, butterfly magnet, low care color.

Sunlight Exposure:Full Sun
Plant Attributes:Drought TolerantSalt TolerantU.S. Native
Attracts:Butterfly

Plant Type(s): Perennial

Color(s): Purple

  • Plant Height: 30" - 36"
  • Plant Width: 30" - 36"
  • Hardy Zones: 4 - 9

Spring/Summer Care: Pinch in late spring to increase branching, if needed.

Autumn/Winter Care: Mow off the dead (leave any green) foliage in late winter.

Fertilizer Needs: No fertilizer needed.

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'Iron Butterfly' Semi-Dwarf Ironweed
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