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New York ironweed (Vernonia noveboracensis) Seeds

New York ironweed (Vernonia noveboracensis) Seeds

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Dramatic, large summer-blooming plant excellent for borders, rain gardens, and meadows. Deep purple flowers attract pollinating insects and butterflies. Deer-resistant foliage.

Native to Maine: No. Native to the southern New England.

Growing conditions: Sun in medium to wet soil

Grows up to: 6-8'

Blooms: In late summer

Pairs well with: Asters, boneset, and swamp milkweed

Natural habitat: Meadows, wetlands, and roadside edges

Seeds per packet: 50-100

Germination Code(s): B
These seeds need a winter or cold period to germinate - a minimum of 60 days below 40°F in moist soil (or sand or vermiculite). Sow outdoors in pots November through February. A great species for beginner seed-sowers.

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