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Vernonia crinata is a clump-forming perennial 1 to 2m tall with upright stems clothed in narrow lance-shaped leaves. In very late autumn (often into November), loose clusters of small pinkish-purple flowers are borne on branched stems.


Grow in a light, moderately fertile, moist soil, preferably in full sun, but will tolerate partial shade.


Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 1.5–2.5 metres in 2-5 years

Spread: 1–1.5 metres


The pictures in this listing are examples of the available plant at maturity and do not indicate anything in regard to the size of the plant at the point of sale.


Organically produced young plant grown in a 9cm pot for planting immediately or to grow on (pot removed when possible, to reduce plastic waste).

Vernonia crinata ,autumn purple

SKU: BP202400957
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