Vernonia

'Nofo Butterfly'

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IRONWEED

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A Glover Perennials 2022 introduction! A cross of V. ‘Iron Butterfly’ and our native New York Ironweed selected at our farm on the North Fork of Long Island (a region lovingly called “Nofo”).  Large, deep purple flowers open earlier than ‘Iron Butterfly’. August – Sept. A sturdy and relatively compact bushy form with narrower leaves than NY Ironweed. 36-42″ tall. Showy seed heads. Full sun. Moist soil tolerant. Attracts hummingbirds & butterflies. Zone 3.