Verbena hastata
(blue vervain)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

Photo Credits: Mariann Watkins, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Cente

Height: 12 – 24 inches


Spread:  30 inches


Location: Bottom, Sides


Native Status: NE


Comments & Cautions:
spreads slowly by rhizomes and self-seeding; attracts butterflies


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Wet or Moist or Average

This plant prefers Loam or Clay soil.

The plant DOES NOT have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

mounded and upright; slowly forms colonies

Foliage

sharply toothed green leaves up to 6 inches long

Flowers

purplish-blue small flowers on slender spikes; July-September

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