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Giant Ironweed Seeds

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Giant Ironweed Seeds
Giant Ironweed Seeds
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Giant Ironweed Seeds
Vernonia gigantea

Giant ironweed (Vernonia gigantea) is a robust, perennial wildflower found naturally in floodplains, wet to mesic pine flatwoods and ruderal areas, and along forest margins and stream banks. Flowering occurs in summer and fall, with peak blooming in July. It attracts many pollinators, particularly butterflies.

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Very appropriately named. Showy inflorescences atop tall, sturdy stems; large, lance-shaped leaves. Best suited for moist sites. Attractive to butterflies.

Lifespan: Perennial; occasionally a short-lived perennial
Light exposure: Full sun to light shade
Bloom color: Purple
Bloom season: Summer to mid-fall
Height (in bloom): 3 to 9 feet
Habitat: Mesic to moist pinelands, hammocks, wooded edges and disturbed areas
Each packet covers 10 square feet.