Verbena hastata

Common name: Blue Vervain

Native plant

Blue Vervain is a common plant in Illinois, enjoying wet muck and even some standing water from time to time.  Blooms occur in late summer and last one to one and a half months.  Flower spikes occur in terminal panicles and bloom from bottom to top.  Flowers attract a whole range of bees, butterflies and other pollinators.  Plants can spread by both rhizomes and seed, especially under ideal conditions.  

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Per unit for pint growing method $4
Flats $45

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Plant Details

Plant type

Forb

Soil type

Mesic (Not too Wet Not too Dry), Moist Mesic, Wet

Light exposure

Full Sun

Bloom period

Summer

Urban environment

Road-side/Salt Tolerant, Yards that Flood

Growth rate

Fast

Flower color

Blue

Fall color

Yellow

Size

Mature height
2 Feet
Mature width
1 Feet
Max height
6 Feet
Max width
2 Feet

Additional information

Butterfly host plant Pollinator hot spot

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