General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 36 - 72 inches
Plant Spread: 24 - 48 inches
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: 3 months at 40 degrees
Suitable for wintersowing
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip

Common names
  • Western Ironweed
  • Baldwin's ironweed
  • Ironweed

Plant Events from our members
MrsBinWY On May 17, 2018 Transplanted
Planted out 7. Fenced them with large pots with the bottoms cut out.
MrsBinWY On March 17, 2018 Potted up
MrsBinWY On June 9, 2017 Seeds germinated
MrsBinWY On March 11, 2017 Seeds sown
coffee filter in baggie in fridge for 60 days, little bit of H2O2, 16 seeds from molanic; jugged 5-26-17 (3 rotted, maybe more)
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