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Vernonia 'Summer's Swan Song'

Summer's Swan Song Ironweed

Dark purple florets and deep olive green finely-textured foliage. Hybrid ironweed similiar to Vernonia Iron Butterfly, but larger with interlocking stems. Excellent resistance to rust and powdery mildew.

  • Patent No: PP#28,556
  • Height: 24" – 36"
  • Width: 3' – 4'
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: September, October
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 9
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  • Plant Characteristics - Vernonia 'Summer's Swan Song'

  • Attributes

    • Drought Tolerant
  • Attracts Wildlife

    • Attracts Butterflies
    • Attracts Pollinators
  • Plant Habit

    • Rounded
  • 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

    • Moist/Well Drained
  • Prune Time

    • Jan/Feb/March
  • Growth Rate

    • Average
  • Origin

    • Hybrid

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