narrow leaf ironweed ‘Iron Butterfly’


Botanical Name
Vernonia lettermannii ‘Iron Butterfly’
Common Name
narrow leaf ironweed ‘Iron Butterfly’
Family Liliaceae
USDA Zone 4 to 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
Pollinators, Hosts Moths/Butterflies
Additional Information
Cultivated Form of a Plant Native to Arkansas
Location in Lurie Garden
Southeast Dark Plate, Southwest Dark Plate, East Dark Plate