Verbena stricta

Hoary Vervain

  • Clump forming perennial
  • Gray-green foliage and stems
  • Blue-purple flowers
  • Bloom Time: May to September

  • Category: Natives
  • Hardiness Zone: 4-7
  • Height: 24-48 in
  • Spread: 18-24 in
  • Bloom Color: Copper

Tough as nails, thrives in dry to medium well-drained soil in full sun. Pretty blue-violet flowers bloom from the bottom up on tall spikes in mid summer, timing out perfectly with Ratibida. Attracts bees and butterflies. It will naturalize and spread easily by reseeding.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Verbena stricta

It will often self-seed to form colonies. Removing spent flower spikes will help prevent unwanted seeding.