General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 24 - 48 inches (61-122cm)
Plant Spread: 18 - 36 inches (46-91cm)
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
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: 3 months at 40 degrees
Other info: Readily self seeds.
Propagation: Other methods: Division

Common names
  • Smooth Ironweed
  • Ironweed
  • Prairie Ironweed
  • Common Ironweed

Discussion Threads about this plant
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In the wild by Leftwood Oct 7, 2012 12:23 AM 3

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