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PlantFiles: Wingstem, Yellow Ironweed
Verbesina alternifolia

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Verbesina (ver-bes-SIGH-nuh) (Info)
Species: alternifolia (al-tern-ee-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)

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5 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:
Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Kim_M On Jun 9, 2011, Kim_M from Hamburg, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

This Plant is a Nice Fall Bloomer. It Does Not Like the Sun so plant it in shade.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Cordele, Georgia
Flora, Indiana
Solsberry, Indiana
Cole Camp, Missouri
Frenchtown, New Jersey
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Millersburg, Pennsylvania
Valencia, Pennsylvania
Leesburg, Virginia
Liberty, West Virginia
Thiensville, Wisconsin



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