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Vernonia lettermannii 'Iron Butterfly'

Ironweed

Fine textured foliage with late season purple flowers and dwarf habit. Grow in dry gravelly soil; can withstand brief periods of flooding.

  • Height: 24" – 36"
  • Width: 24" – 36"
  • Soil Conditions: Dry
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: September, October
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 9
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Item Number Size Toolbox Notes Qty
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  • Plant Characteristics - Vernonia lettermannii 'Iron Butterfly'

  • Attracts Wildlife

    • Attracts Wildlife
    • Attracts Butterflies
    • Attracts Pollinators
  • Plant Habit

    • Mound
  • Light Conditions

    • Sun
  • Flower Color

    • Purple
  • Flower Hue

    • Dark
  • Flower Type

    • Corymb
  • Flower Height

    • 24" to 36"
  • Foliage Color

    • Green
  • Leaf Texture

    • Fine
  • Flower Form

    • Single
  • Flower Size

    • 1/2"
  • Soil Moisture

    • Dry
  • Prune Time

    • Jan/Feb/March
  • Growth Rate

    • Average
  • Origin

    • North America
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Contact Info

Phone: (847) 742-1790
Fax: (847) 742-2655
mginfo@midwestgroundcovers.com

Street Address

6N800 IL-25
St. Charles, IL 60174

Current Hours:

Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm Saturdays: 7:00am - 3:30pm

 

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