New York Ironweed
Vernonia noveboracensis
Family: Asteraceae
Flowering Time: Sept.-October
Flower Color: Violet-Purple
Growth Habit: Perennial
Zones: 5 to 8
Environment: Full Sun
Plant Height: 4 to 7 feet
Spread: 2 to 4 feet
Tolerates: Drought
Water: Dry-Medium
Maintenance: Medium
Native Range: eastern N. America
Other uses: Butterflies