New York ironweed
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 5-8 ft
Flower Color: pink,red,purple
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers
Recommended Uses: Moist wildflower garden. Also useful to naturalize along the edges of ponds, wetlands, and streams.
Propagation: Seed, division.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, clay, loam
Soil pH Range: Adaptable
Attracts native bees.
Native Habitats: Hydric to moist savannas, openings along streams, wet pastures, floodplains, bluffs, bay swamps.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Other Comments: The genus name honors the English botanist William Vernon, who did fieldwork in North America.