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Vernonia arkansana 'Mammuth'

Common Name: Ironweed

Plant Family: Asterceae

Vernonia arkansana 'Mammuth'
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Price:  £5.00
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9 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  9 cm pots


Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  prairie
Suggested Use:  Cut Flower
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Flower Colour:  Purple
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Upright
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Bee and Butterfly:  Both


A tall North American perennial in the Aster family, which makes a great partner for tall grasses in a prairie-style planting. Heads of tightly packed purple flowers in September to October, loved by bees and butterflies.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.