Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
Fluffy deep purple blooms atop 8-foot tall sturdy stalks draw bees and butterflies from mid-summer into fall. This member of the daisy family is at home in fields, along stream banks, and in freshwater marshes. TheVirginia Native Plant Society named New York Ironweed Wildflower of theYear in 1995.
Print Version: Vernonia noveboracensis
Learn more about other Mid-Atlantic plants: Tried and True Plant Fact Sheets