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  • Please see the Using the Plant Library  page  for some tips on how to make the most of the information here to select species for creating a healthy native plant community suited to the conditions of your site.

Verbesina alternifolia, Wingstem

Verbesina alternifolia

Wingstem

  • Moderately Wet to Average Soils
  • Sun to Shade
  • 4’ to 8’ tall, 24” to 36” spacing -taller in wet settings, spreads to form a patch
  • Late Summer to Fall Blooms
  • Ontario Native, Thrives Meadow and Wet Meadow Ecosystems and high moisture, open Woodlands

Still new to my gardens, grown from seeds sourced from Prairie Moon Nursery.

https://www.prairiemoon.com/actinomeris-alternifolia-wingstem-prairie-moon-nursery.html

Growing as tall as 8' and with the capacity to spread, this moisture loving species would be a striking companion species for Joe-Pye Weed and Swamp Rosemallow.

Recognized by the Xerces Society as having special value to pollinators because it supports a great diversity of bees and wasps.

Please check out the Prairie Moon listing at the link above for more details.

Photos by Famartin, Cbaile19, BeckyLaboy via Wikimedia Commons 


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Species that were not sown / aren't being sown for 2023 are marked with an * 
Species that are native to this continent, but not historically native to Ontario are marked with a ~ 
While it rarely comes up, I do reserve the right to limit plant quantities, mostly to help ensure that as many native plant gardens as possible become a reality
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