Verbena hastata

Growing Information

Plant Type: Perennial
Sunlight: Full to part sun
Soils: Medium to Moist
Bloom Time: July, August
Size: 3-4 feet in height

Short-lived, doesn’t compete well with more aggressive vegetation. It self-seeds readily and is easy to germinate.

Garden Companions

Culver’s Root (Veronicastrum virginicum), Joe Pye Weed (Eutrochium maculatum), Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana), Turtlehead (Chelone glabra)

Nature Benefits

• Pollinators will visit.
• Seeds are valuable to small mammals and birds.

Native Habitat

Occurs in marshes, swamp margins, and ditches.

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