Vernonia noveboracensis

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NEW YORK IRONWEED

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Deep purple flowers.  August – September.  Robust clumping perennial.  4 – 7 ‘ tall.  Full sun – moderate shade.  Moist soil tolerant.  Adds a strong vertical presence to the garden.  Showy seed heads add tremendous winter interest.  Attracts hummingbirds & butterflies. Northeastern U.S. native.  Our plants are Long Island native.  Zone 3.