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Vernonia Gigantia (tall ironweed)


By Simbad

Vernonia Gigantia (tall ironweed) (vernonia)

Grown from seed a couple of years ago, should eventually get to around 7ft tall, around 3ft this year.

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That's not one I know Simbad, it's lovely.

16 Sep, 2010


Wonderful, another giant.

16 Sep, 2010


No I've never seen plants of it for sale Bellflower, bought the seeds for these from Plantworld.
You know me and my giant perennials Dawn, love them ;-)

16 Sep, 2010


We love Plant World, dont we Kathy. Set some of their seeds today :-)
They have a mix called, Land of the Giants, lol.

16 Sep, 2010


Ooo not seen them have they a new catalogue out?

16 Sep, 2010


In the 2010 seed catalogue. Page 4, Flower Seed Collections, Giant Collection, Land of the Giant for spectacular effects, £12.95 and includes, Alcea, Datisa, Digitalis, Echium, Lobelia, Nepeta,Pelpiphylium, Rheum, Telekia, and your Veronica gigantea - look like all BIG varieties, but maybe you have most of them :-)

16 Sep, 2010


Oh yes remember now have seen it, terrible at the moment forgetting things, think I'm menopausal,lol.

16 Sep, 2010


Same here Kathy, in the divide between pmt and menopause, grrrrr. Lol.

17 Sep, 2010


Lol, lol, know the feeling :-)))))

17 Sep, 2010


Gosh that is a Giant, its very striking but afraid it would take up all the room in my little plot;0)

22 Sep, 2010


Love my monster perennials, good job I have lots of room, or did,lol.

23 Sep, 2010

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