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Vernonia lettermannii 'Iron Butterfly'
Vernonia lettermannii 'Iron Butterfly'
Code: 8053Family: AsteraceaeGenus: Vernonia
Plant Type:Perennial
Finely textured, threadlike foliage is capped by bright, violet-purple brush-like flowers in late summer and early fall. A rich source of natural nectar, the plant is extremely attractive to butterflies. Very tolerant of hot dry locations.
Blooms: Summer,Fall
Growth Rate: Fast
Size Range: 24-36" tall x 18-24" wide
Cultural Information
Sun Sun
Soil: Average,Well-drained,Tolerates Sandy
Water Use: Drought Tolerant,Low
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 4,5,6,7,8,9
Cold Hardy to -30° to -20°F
Features and Benefits
Attracts Butterflies Attracts ButterfliesAttracts Hummingbirds Attracts Hummingbirds
Drought Tolerant Drought TolerantFall/Winter Color Fall/Winter Color
Showy Flowers Showy Flowers
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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