VERNONIA lettermannii

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VERNONIA lettermannii

Narrow-leaf Ironweed
Select Item No. VA123

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: North-America: rocky plains.
Special Features: Numerous bright purple-violet flowers, arranged in dense clusters. Drought tolerant/ for xeriscaping/ waterwise design. Erosion control. Suitable for natural landscaping. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators. Remarkable perennial for modern garden design. Deer resistant. Abundant and long lasting flowering. Tolerates temporary inundation by water.
 
Basic Colour: (violet)
Flower Colour: bright purple-violet
Natural Flowering Period: August - September
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z9
Foliage: Entire, lanceolate, green.
Growth Habit: upright, erect / sturdy
Height with Flowers: 140 cm
Spacing between Plants: 50 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / average
Location:
Characteristics: solitary plant
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.66667 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
600
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(9) These seeds germinate rapidly depending on species and origin. If germination does not occur after 3–4 weeks a cooling period of 2–4 weeks is recommended.

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