New York ironweed
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 5-8 ft
Flower Color: pink,red,purple
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers
Recommended Uses: Moist wildflower garden. Also useful to naturalize along the edges of ponds, wetlands, and streams.
Propagation: Seed, division.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, clay, loam
Soil pH Range: Adaptable
Attracts native bees.
Native Habitats: Hydric to moist savannas, openings along streams, wet pastures, floodplains, bluffs, bay swamps.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: