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Vernonia fasciculata, Ironweed Seed Balls

  • 1450

Attract bees, butterflies, and birds to your backyard with Ironweed (Vernonia fasciculata). Maturing at 3-4 feet tall, the dark green stems are capped with a cap of fuchsia flowers that stands out in any landscape! Ironweed likes deep rich soil that stays moist most of the year. Plant in low areas where it occasionally floods A vivid and stately US native wildflower for pollinator and habitat gardens.

Has been used by the Native Americans for various medicinal purposes from female reproductive issues to skin conditions.

Plant outdoors Fall. Seeds will germinate when conditions are optimal. In good conditions, flowers appear the first year.

• A perennial
• Native to North Central US
• full sun to part shade and rich, moderate to wet
• Moderate Water Requirement
• Sow Fall, 12-24 inches apart
• Zone 3-9

Ironweed is native to the following states:
Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin.

Seed balls (seed bombs) are 1/2-inch balls of dried soil and seeds. Essentially, they are pre-planted seeds. They are great for no-till gardening and beautifying neglected landscapes. Sow by pressing the seed ball halfway into the surrounding soil. Plant in habitats in need of biodiversity. Non-GMO. Pesticide free.

A seed ball protects seeds from erosion, foraging, and harsh conditions. This protective property often results in higher but slower germination rates. Please be patient with your seed balls. Placed in the appropriate soil and climate, they will grow.

Grow seed balls risk free. If you are not satisfied, we will refund or replace the products that disappointed you. Why? Because we want to grow a greener, more biodiverse planet, and we want you to plant more native wildflowers and tasty vegetables. Warranty excludes custom orders and discounted overstock.

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