Verbena hastata, Simpler’s Joy, Blue Vervain

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

Found naturally in meadows, swamps, floodplains, and roadsides, Verbena hastata blooms throughout the summer and into autumn, longer than most other perennials.  Historically, it was thought to be a cure for many ailments, and it is still used for medicinal purposes today.

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Verbena hastata, Simpler’s Joy, Blue Vervain
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