Blue Vervain - Plant
Common name: Verbena hastata
Bloom time: July to September
Height: 2.00 to 6.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Blue Vervain will grow to a height of 12-36” and begin to show dainty light purple flowers from mid summer into early fall. It will slowly spread and remain low to the ground, so allow plenty of space between plantings.
Vervain will grow best with full sun to partial shade. Soil should be well-drained.
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Water: Medium to wet
Temprature: (98.6 F., 37 C)
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Blue Vervain is best sown direct in late summer or early fall.
- If starting in spring, stratify seeds in refrigerator for 1-2 weeks.
- Small seeds are light dependant germinators with naturally low germination rates.
Moisten starting medium and lightly tamp into soil, and keep moist until seeds start to germinate, typically 3-4 weeks.
- Transplant outside once the last freeze has passed and plants show first (or second) set of true leaves.
Borders, meadows, prairies, native plant gardens or informal/naturalized areas.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
- Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area.
No serious insect or disease problems.
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