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Vernonia baldwinii

Common name western ironweed
Family asteraceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5-9)
Flowers purple-pink (late summer)
Size 3-4'
Light sun
Cultural notes drought-tolerant, needs well-drained soil

Upright perennial native to central United States.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: orchard nursery area

Seed for this plant is included on my seed trade list

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from HPS/MAG '13/'14 exchange. Baggy 35F (6w) - 70F (2%G, 10d). Almost certainly majority of seed was duds
  2. Same seed as above, cold-stored. Baggy 35F (8w) - 70F (5%G, 4-10d)

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