American Blue Vervain (Verbena hastata) [ver-BEE-nah haas-TAH-tah]

Other Names Verbena hosata, Vervain
Family Verbenaceae
Plant Data
I am a... Deciduous Perennial
Where to Find It Cup Plants are hard to miss in late summer, as they (and their yellow flowers) tower over the wetland on the north end of the property.
Why to Like Pretty purple flowers in late summer!
Mature Size 24 - 72 inches tall. 12 - 30 inches wide.
Sun Exposure Full Sun - Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance - Wet: Verbena tend to prefer good drainage.
Zones 3a - 8b
Tags Annual in Chicago
Bloom Period July to September
Flower Color Purplish-Blue
 
Data Sheets
   In the Landscape Focused on the Plant Leaves Flowers Fruit Fall Leaf Winter Form
 
 

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