Viola labradorica (Labrador Violet)

Viola labradorica (Labrador Violet)

Viola labradorica Labrador Violet Hardy and ornamental Labrador Violet is notable for its lovely rich purple, heart-shaped leaves, early spring flush of purple flowers, and adaptable nature to a variety of sites. Height: Up to 8 inches Sun Requirements: Part Shade...
Veronicastrum virginicum (Culver’s Root)

Veronicastrum virginicum (Culver’s Root)

Veronicastrum virginicum Culver’s Root Culver’s Root is a beautiful prairie wetland plant with whorled leaves and spikes of white flowers in mid-summer. Prefers moister soil and full sun. Named after a Dr. Culver who prescribed the use of the plant as a...
Vernonia spp. (Ironweed)

Vernonia spp. (Ironweed)

Vernonia spp. Ironweed This native Ironweed loves damp soil in full sun, and will grow to 4’ tall producing brilliant purple blossoms in late summer and early fall. Height: 4-6 feet Sun Requirements: Prefers full sun Water Requirements: Moist to wet soils Flowers:...
Verbena stricta (Hoary Vervain)

Verbena stricta (Hoary Vervain)

Verbena stricta Hoary Vervain This is a tough, drought-tolerant plant of dry places and poor soils. 3-4’ tall with attractive mauve flower spikes and leaves covered with downy white hairs. Height: 1-4 feet Sun Requirements: Requires full sun Water Requirements: Normal...
Verbena simplex (Slender-leaved Vervain)

Verbena simplex (Slender-leaved Vervain)

Verbena simplex Slender-leaved Vervain Slender-leaved Vervain has narrow leaves and lavender coloured flowers a third of an inch long. It is a southwestern and midwestern species that is drought tolerant and makes a good rock garden plant. Height: About 2 feet tall...