ironweed ‘Southern Cross’

Vernonia ‘Southern Cross’ (ironweed ‘Southern Cross’)‚Äč

Botanical Name Vernonia ‘Southern Cross’
Common Name ironweed ‘Southern Cross’
Family Liliaceae
USDA Zone 4 thru 9
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest summer, fall, winter
Height and Spread 2.5-3ft x 2.5-3ft (75-90cm x 75-90cm)
Flower Color Purple
Attracts Wildlife Hosts Caterpillars of Butterflies/Moths, Attracts Pollinators,
Additional Information Not Native to the US Midwest. Cultivated Form of Plant whose Parents are likely Native to Arkansas
Location in Lurie Garden Southwest Dark Plate

Average Flowering Time