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Vernonia noveboracensis ‘White Lightening’
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New York Ironweed

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Vernonia noveboracensis ‘White Lightening’ full sun  new plant

A flashy new 2014 Jelitto Seeds introduction, this undemanding white blooming version of the New York Ironweed propels erect upright stalks, densely cloaked in serrated lanceolate green leaves, buoying fluffy delicate plumes of narrow-petaled creamy white daisies. Followed by decorative seed heads, the long lasting late-season blooms entice many garden visitors, especially the bees and butterflies, and make bright additions to cut arrangements. ‘White Lightening’s bushy clumping habit readily adapts to variable conditions and can be massed or planted as a striking focal point for a more informal venue.

Blooms August–October

Size: 6' 0" high x 2-1/2' wide; hardy to zone 4.

Vernonia noveboracensis ‘White Lightening’ (P-1955)
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