Tall Ironweed

Vernonia gigantea
Full to part sun
Medium wet soil
5-8 feet tall
Blooms August to October
Bloom color purple

Pot Size: 3.5" W x 3.5" L x 5" D

Add to Wishlist
Add to Wishlist

Facebook
Twitter
Email
Print

Our Experience

Vernonia gigantea is also called Vernonia altissima. In our habitat this species of Vernonia is featured in our Very Tall Garden. All plants in our Very Tall Garden must have a minimum height of 6 feet. Once ours matured it consistently tops out around 10 or more feet each year. It may require some support for the outermost stalks, but over all this plant remains sturdy over the growing season.

Credit

Arx Fortis at English Wikipedia / CC BY-SA

Click on icon to contact us

Text

Our preferred method of contact

Email

When a slower response is ok

Phone

Please leave a voice message

6th Annual Open House & Plant Swap

Saturday, June 18, 2022 • 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Join Our Email List

Sign-up to receive emails about our annual plant sale fundraiser. 

Don’t want to join our email list? Click the X in the upper right corner to close pop-up window and proceed to our online plant sale.

We’re introverts. That means we only contact you when necessary. Read our Privacy Policy for more info.