Narrow-Leaved Vervain

$6.50

Verbena simplex

Out of Stock for 2022. Please check back on March 1, 2023.

Plant in 2.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 inch plastic pot

Light: part shade to full sun
Moisture: dry
Soil: sandy loam, clay loam
Mature Height: 2 feet

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Description

A beautiful wildflower that is becoming increasingly rare in the wild. Charming, lavender flowers begin emerging at the bottom of the raceme in June. New flowers will progressively emerge above the older ones, which gives this wonderful plant a long bloom period.

Drought tolerant. Use as a border plant in a combination with other non-competitive perennials or can be planted in rock gardens or sandy areas. Flower nectar attracts various bees and moths (carpenter bees, cuckoo bees, leaf-cutting bees, green metallic bees, and verbena moths). It is also a host for Common Buckeye butterfly larvae.

Ontario Hardiness Zone: 3 to 7 (Find out your Hardiness Zone here)

 

Additional information

Weight0.10 kg
Dimensions6 × 6 × 30 cm
Light Requirements

Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Partial Shade

Moisture Requirements

Dry

Soil Requirements

rocky, Clay Loam, Sandy Loam, Clay Loam to Sandy Loam

Pollinators

Bees, Butterflies, Butterfly Larvae

Flower Colour

light purple

Bloom Period

Summer