Narrowleaf Ironweed is a showy native wildflower in the sunflower family. A tough and hardy plant, Narrowleaf Ironweed needs little care once established. It thrives in full sun and well-drained soils.The showy flowers are an excellent nectar source for butterflies and are sure to brighten up any area of your garden. Plants produce a large mound of delicate foliage and stems topped with frilly purple flowers. A must for butterfly gardens! Plant alongside native grasses and sunflowers for dramatic effect.