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Veronia noveboracensis

New York ironweed

Height
Spread
Growth
habit
5-9
4-6'
3-4'
Form                           Lifecycle              Hardiness zone*
Clumping
Flower
Perennial

APPEARANCE
Bloom time
Bloom color
July-October
Violet/ pinkish
Fall bloom
USE FOR
Seasonal interest
ENVIRONMENT
Terminal clusters
Light
Water
Soil
Soil pH
Clay, Loam, Sand
Slightly acidic, Adaptable
Soil Preference
Moist, rich, well-drained soil. Tolerates average soil moisture too.
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Moist thickets and lowland areas, wet meadows, stream banks, marshes
East coast, New Hampshire to Kentucky, to Georgia to Alabama
ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCE
Clay soil, Wet soil, Erosion, Black walnut
BROWSE TOLERANCE
Clay soil, Wet soil, Erosion, Black walnut
Tolerance to browse by animals typically happens once plants are established. Young plants may still be quite susceptible.
SUGGESTED MAINTENANCE & COMMON PROBLEMS
Divide every 2-3 years, don't add thick mulch as will cause rot
COMPANION PLANTS
Swamp sunflower,Joe pye weed,Blue mist flower
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
NOTES
New Jersey tea

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