Verbena hastata


Common Name: blue vervain
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): sun, part sun
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:2 to 4 feet
Width:12 to 16 inches
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Wetland
Soil Type:moist to wet
Soil Moisture:Mesic, Wet
Seed Ripens:
USDA Zones:3 to 9
Flower Colour:blue-violet multi-branched spikes
Bloom Time:summer to early fall
Comments:Damp meadows, streambanks. Excellent nectar plant.
Germination:Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Seed requires light to germinate.
Germination Notes:
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Picture Copyright: Jennifer Anderson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database