Vernonia noveboracensis, 'Suther'-Piedmont NC Ecotype
New York Ironweed, ‘Suther’-Piedmont NC Ecotype
The aggressive growth provides cover; the seeds provide food for birds.
General Product Information:
Item Number: VERNOV02
Species Type: Native
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Pollinator Favorites, Riparian Sites, Wet Meadows & Wetlands
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A multi-stemmed flowering species.
Habitat: Streambanks, wet fields, pastures, meadows.
Bloom Period: July to September
Flower Color: Purple
Foliage Color: Dark green
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 6 in
pH: 4.5 – 8.0
Pollinator Value: High
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
Approximate seeds per lb: 300,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.5% and not more than 2.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine