Coming Soon Spring 2022

Vernonia noveboracensis

This is a clumping native perennial in the Aster family. New York Ironweed produces deep purple flowers and dark green and lance shaped leaves. Flowers bloom from August-September. It’s often found in wetlands, low areas, wet meadows and along stream banks. It’s Juglone tolerant (able to grow near Walnut trees). It’ll spread by runners or will self seed. It attracts many butterfly species and birds feed on the seed heads. This is a host plant to several moth species.

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

Bloom Time

August to Sept

Soil Moisture

Moist to Medium

Plant Height

1-8 Feet


A wide variety of Butterflies and Native Bees