Blue Vervain

Verbena hastata



Slender spikes of densely-packed purplish-blue flowers on tall stems. 2 to 6 feet tall; medium to wet soils. Blooms July to August; full sun to partial shade. Attracts butterflies and is a great plant for rain gardens.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Swamp Verbena, Blue Verbena
Plant Family:Verbenaceae
Plant Type:Herbaceous
South Jersey Native Range:South Jersey
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Butterflies, Birds, Bees
Bloom Time:July to August
Fruit Timing:July to August
Global and State Rank:SNR, G5
Commercially available landscape plant?Yes
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Loam, Sandy, Clay
Soil Moisture:Wet, Moist
Soil pH:Neutral, Slightly Acidic, Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet, Moist

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