Vernonia arkansana, Arkansas Ironweed


V. arkansana is incredibly easy to grow from seed and they are drought and flood tolerant too. Their flowers are exceptionally attractive to many species of bees, butterflies, and wasps as well. If you are looking to include fall bloomers in your garden or restoration project, look no further than V. arkansana.

  • Listing ID: 4001
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Soil Moisture: 1-5 (dry to wet): 2-4
  • Stratification: 60 days cold moist stratification required
  • Bloom Time: August-September
  • Family: Asteraceae (Aster)
  • Sunlight Exposure: Partial shade to full sun
  • Latin Name: Vernonia arkansana
  • Common Name: Arkansas Ironweed
  • Eco-Region: 251