New York Ironweed
Very similar to Tall Ironweed, but somewhat shorter, less stemmy and more compact. The flower heads on this plant are long, and each contain 30-50 flowers. Not a native to Ontario, but along the northeast coastal areas of the United States and further inland. Attractive for its late season purple flowers and a favourite of butterflies.
Height: 3-6 Feet
Blooms: August to September
Bloom Colour: Purple
Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Wet to Moist, Loam/Organic, Clay & Average Soil
Habitat: Moist Meadows, Open Wet Woods & Marshes