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Vernonia lettermannii 'Iron Butterfly'

Dwarf Ironweed
Becoming better known, and deservedly so, this selection of Ironweed, a native of Arkansas, has excellent form and foliage. It is a compact growing, only reaching 2' tall by 2' wide, with fine textured linear foliage and displays clusters of purple flowers in late August and September. A must have plant just to attract late season butterflies, it grows in dry or average soils.
Genus Vernonia
Common Name Dwarf Ironweed
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Light Requirements Part Sun, Full Sun
Seasonal Interest Spring, Summer, Fall
Season of Blooming Fall
Use Bed, Cutting, Naturalizing, Massing
Special Attributes Butterfly Attracting, Bird Attracting, Deer Resistant, Cold Hardy, Drought Tolerant, Easy Care, Foliage Interest
Color Violet