Hoary Vervain – Native
Hoary Vervain (also called Woolly Verbena) is a native perennial that can have a variety of uses in many different landscapes. It occurs naturally over the eastern two-thirds of the US and southern Canada. It grows in prairies, open areas, tangled brush areas and in various rocky-shallow soil areas. Hoary Vervain is a vigorous, clump forming perennial. It has ovate shaped gray-green leaves on light green stems. Flowers grow on long stems, blooming from late spring until late in the summer. The half inch long flowers bloom purple ascending from the bottom of the flower stalk. Many butterflies attracted to hoary vervain and it is best suited for butterfly gardens, pollinator gardens, back of the borders, and native plantings in full sun.
Verbena stricta grows 2 to 4 feet tall and 1.5 to 2 feet wide. It is suggested for climate zones 4 to 7. Grows best in well drained average moisture soils. Prefers full sun. Grows quickly and blooms all summer long.
Care & Shipping Notes
NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.