top of page
Vernonia gigantea (Giant Ironweed)

Vernonia gigantea (Giant Ironweed)

Type: Native Perennial

Height: 5-8' tall; 3-6' spread

Sun: Full sun to partial shade

Flowers: Purple

Water: medium to wet soils


Uprght flowering perennial with rose-purple composite flowers disks bloom from summer through fall. Durable plant. Does well in wet soil. Deer resistant.

  • Photo Credit

    Greg Hume [CC BY-SA (]

bottom of page