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Ironweed, Common
Veronia fasciulata

Hardy Plant Bloody Dock

Intense purple blooms stand out in the late summer landscape, attracting many butterflies and other pollinators. Tolerates moist soil with brief flooding making it great for the rain garden. Plant height may be reduced easily by cutting-back the stems in late spring, giving a better show of flowers too. Self seeds.

Size: 4 to 6 feet

Light:  Sun to partial shade