Photo Courtesy of North Creek Nurseries

Vernonia noveboracensis (New York Ironweed)

This tall, clump-forming perennial features tall leafy stems crowned with clusters of intense purple flowers and foliage of serrated, lanceolate, bright green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
4-6 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Native to Native