Today's bloom is New York Ironweed (Vernonia noveboracensis)

Bloom of the Day for April 25th, 2011:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Purple

Bloom time of year: Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 5a to Zone 9b

Height: 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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Lilyofthenight wrote:
I really likethe shape of the flowers, and the colors are striking. Never seen these! Ty for sharing :)