ironweed ‘Summer’s Swan Song’

Vernonia ‘Summer’s Swan Song’

Botanical Name Vernonia ‘Summer’s Swan Song’
Common Name ironweed ‘Summer’s Swan Song’
Family Liliaceae
USDA Zone 4 thru 9
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest summer, fall, winter
Height and Spread 2-2.5ft x 3-4ft (60-75cm x 90cm-120cm)
Flower Color Purple
Attracts Wildlife Hosts Caterpillars of Butterflies/Moths, Attracts Pollinators,
Additional Information Not Native to the US Midwest
Location in Lurie Garden Southeast Dark Plate, Southwest Dark Plate, North Dark Plate, Extrusion Plaza