Verbena hastata

Common / Blue Vervain

Common Vervain is a plant of wetlands and shorelines. Its purple-blue flowers are borne atop 3-4’ plants in mid-summer. An important plant for herbal medicines.

Height: 3-5 feet

Sun Requirements: Sun to part shade

Water Requirements: Normal to wet soils

Flowers: Blue-purple flowers in June to September

Attracts: Birds, bees, butterflies

Important Butterfly Larval Host