Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Blue Vervain

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Verbena hastata

Flower Description:

Multiple slender spikes densely packed at top. Flowers are blue/violet with 5 petals fused at base forming a short tube.

FamilyVerbena
Season BloomJune-Sept
HabitatSun, wet fields, shores, ditches
CyclePerennials
Height1'-6'
Leaf DescriptionLeaves are narrow, lance-oblong with sharp tip and coarsely toothed edges.
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Sun
LocationWoodland