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Vervain - #2

$21.99

Verbena hastata

Tall, slender stems hold up 5 to 6 inch spikes of the most beautiful, lavender blue, flowers that bloom for several months! Some say the flower spikes are reminiscent of candelabras. The flowers attract butterflies and it is a host plant for the Common Buckeye butterfly.  Don’t cut them back before spring because Cardinals, Sparrows and Junco’s enjoy eating the seed. This is an easy perennial to grow in bright sun with moist soil. It looks especially nice in rain gardens or along a ponds edge. Amazingly, blue vervain is native to every state in the U.S.

Plant Details

Zone: 3-9

Mature Size: 4-6ft High x 2-3ft Wide

Container: #2

Growing Tips

Easily grown in average, medium to wet soils in full sun. It can be short lived but will reseed itself in good locations.

Sun Exposure: Full Sun

Availability and quality confirmed as of Monday, January 7 2019

Wondering what the #1, #2, #15 mean? The nursery industry uses these numbers to identify pot size. Wondering what size to buy? Check out this handy container comparison picture below. 

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