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Verbena hastata

More About Verbena hastata

  • Clump forming with a stiff, upright habit
  • Candelabra-like flowers on pencil-like spikes
  • Blooms are purplish-blue
  • Lance-shaped, sharply toothed, green foliage
  • Bloom Time: July to September




125-200 cm


60-90 cm


Purple (deep)
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Blue Vervain Growing and Maintenance Tips

Commonly occurs in wet meadows, along streambanks, fields and waste areas.  Plant in full sun to partial shade in a wet, soggy site or in a medium soil. 

Verbena hastata Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall

Landscape uses

Roadside planting