Plants By Type
Ironweed can grow to be as tall as eight feet. It does well when planted in full sunlight and also in the partial shade. This plant blooms during the spring and summer. It does well for USDA Climate zones five through nine and likes to be planted in moist and well-drained soils. It is also called Vernonia Gigantea. The blooms that appear are a beautiful dark pink in color and show up on the ends of the long stalks that this plant produces. The flowers are in clusters. They also bring bees, butterflies and also hummingbirds to a garden area.