Ironweed – Vernonia gigantea

Giant Ironweed – Vernonia gigantea

Giant Ironweed Vernonia gigantea Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly

Giant Ironweed
Vernonia gigantea
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

Giant Ironweed Vernonia gigantea Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly

Giant Ironweed
Vernonia gigantea
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

Giant Ironweed Vernonia gigantea Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly

Giant Ironweed
Vernonia gigantea
Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly

Ironweed, Giant
Veronica gigantea

Nectar rating 1-10: 6

Zones: 9 – 5

Height: 7 – 8 feet

Soil: average

Water: average

Light: full sun to partial shade

Bloom color: purple

Bloom time: late summer

Propagation: seed

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