VERBESINA alternifolia (Wingstem)

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Verbesina alternifolia, also known as wingstem or yellow ironweed, is a tall, weedy, clump-forming perennial native to eastern and central North America's woodlands. It can be found in low open or rich forests, tree margins, and meadows in Missouri. Easily grown in full sun to part shade in medium, well-drained...
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Verbesina alternifolia, also known as wingstem or yellow ironweed, is a tall, weedy, clump-forming perennial native to eastern and central North America's woodlands. It can be found in low open or rich forests, tree margins, and meadows in Missouri. Easily grown in full sun to part shade in medium, well-drained soils. It prefers wet, organically rich soils, but it can also tolerate some dryness.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
0.5OZ 5,625 166
1OZ 11,250 331
1/4LB 45,000 1,325
1/2LB 90,000 2,650
1LB 180,000 5,300
5LB 900,000 26,500

Scientific Name: Verbesina Alternifolia

Common Name: Wingstem

Plant Type: Perennials 

Family: Asteraceae

Zone: 4 to 8

Native Range: Eastern and Central North America

Full Growth Height: 48-96 "

Width: 24-72 "

Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Blooming Season: Summer(Late), Fall

Flower: Showy, Dome-Shaped Clusters

Pollinators: Butterflies

Flower Color: Yellow 

Tolerate: Deer

Water Requirement: Average, Low

Maintenance: Low

Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Well-Drained, Moist

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Uses: Prairies and Meadows, Native Gardens, Wildflower Meadows

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