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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.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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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