Vernonia x 'Southern Cross' Ironweed

Regular price $16.99

  • Outstanding summer color with masses of small daisies attracting butterflies and hummingbirds
  • Perfect for grouping in the back of a garden. Thrives in full sun.
  • Easy to grow and deer resistant. Perfect for sandy, well-drained soils

Compact and lower growing than its native relative, 'Southern Cross' brings great summer color to the garden on a plant that is incredibly tolerant and easy to grow. Tall, strongly upright stems are topped with small, purple rayed, yellow centered daisies that bloom in August and September while attracting masses of pollinators with their magnetic bloom! Perfect for grouping in the garden!

Summer Bloomer
Summer Bloomer
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Full Sun
Full Sun
Moist, Well-Drained
Moist, Well-Drained

Characteristics and Attributes

  • Attributes:

    • Summer Bloomer
    • Mass Planting
    • Fall Color
    • Low Maintenance
    • Border or Bed
  • Flower Color:

    • Purple
  • Foliage Color:

    • Green
  • Programs:

    • Plants That Work
  • Season of Interest (Flowering):

    • Fall
    • Late Summer
    • Summer
  • Exposure:

    • Full Sun
  • Habit:

    • Upright
  • Soil Moisture:

    • Moist, Well-Drained