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Prairie Ironweed

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Humming birds love these nectar sweet purple wildflowers. Approx 500 seeds per packet.


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Prairie Ironweed (Vernonia fasciculata), also called Common Ironweed, is a native perennial named for its tough stem and rust-colored seeds.

  • This plant’s showy flower clusters are attractive to pollinators such as butterflies and bees.
  • A prolific self-seeder, this plant is visited by hungry birds seeking nourishment.
  • Deer and pest resistant, this plant grows easily from seed.
  • It grows 4-6 feet tall, making its bright purple flowers highly visible.

About PLS (Pure Live Seed)
Pure Air Natives tests all harvested seed for purity, germination, noxious weeds (state restricted), the dormancy. We only sell purest quality live seed that is going to germinate. (3rd Party Lab Tested)

Prairie Ironweed is native to the central and eastern United States and blooms throughout the summer (June-Sept). It flourishes in medium wet to medium soil and prefers full sun conditions. It is adapted to hardiness zones 3-9.

Seed Details

Weight 0.025 lbs
Dimensions 3.5 × 0.1 × 2.25 in
Bloom Color

Purple Blooms

Approx Seed Count



Seed germinates after cold-moist stratification.

Sun Exposure

Full, Partial

Moisture Exposure

Medium Wet, Medium


5-8 Feet

Plant Spacing

2-3 Feet


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