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Vernonia lettermannii 'Iron Butterfly' - Ironweed - Asteraceae (The Aster Family)
Vernonia lettermannii 'Iron Butterfly' - Ironweed - Vernonia 'Iron Butterfly' has feathery foliage topped with clusters of warm purple flowers in late summer and fall.
Vernonia lettermannii 'Iron Butterfly' - Vernonia 'Iron Butterfly' has feathery foliage topped with clusters of warm purple flowers in late summer and fall.


 
15cm
Price: $13.99
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Sun
Height: 2-4'
Width: 2-3'
Flower Colour: Purple

Stock Status:In Stock
Availability: Available this season. Most plants ready to ship in mid to late spring.
Product Code: 4949
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Description Fine Print
 
'Iron Butterfly' is a fantastic perennial with a great name and feathery foliage to three feet topped with clusters of warm purple flowers that are attractive to butterflies. A compact, well-branched and vigorous plant. Blooms in late summer. Found in rocky flood plains, Vernonia lettermannii is very tolerant of hot dry locations, yet can withstand brief periods of inundation.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Dry, Average, Moist
  • Flowering Time: Summer - Fall
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts: Butterflies, Bees
  • Habitat: Gravel bars and in the cracks of rocks in the drainage areas.
  • Geographical Origin: Americas - North America
  • BC Native: No

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