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Vernonia crinita 'Mammuth'

Very tall with purple flowers. Good for growing amongst tall grasses and other classic prairie plants. Late summer flowering. Loved by bees and butterflies. Prefers a sunny spot but moist soil. Hardy. Up to 1.8m.

At a glance

Common Name
Ironweed
Type
Hardy perennial
Height
Over 1.2m
Colour
Purple
Spread Rate
Moderate
Flowering
Late Summer
Soil Type
Moist, Normal, Drained
Aspect
Sun
Pollination
Attractive to pollinators

Sue's Notes

After flowering get fluffy seed head which turn a rusty colour hence the name.

 
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