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Verbena hastata (Blue Vervain)

Northeast Pollinator Plants

Verbena hastata (Blue Vervain)

$ 5.99
  • We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.

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Common Name:  Blue Vervain

Attracts:  Bees, Butterflies

Uses:  Naturalizing, Rain Gardens

Light:  Full Sun

Hardiness Zone:  3 to 8   USDA Zone Map

Soils:  Moist to Wet

Flower Time:  July to September

Flower Color:  Blue-Purple 

Height:  2'-6'

Notes:  A common clump-forming, short-lived, wet meadow plant that will self-seeds to form scattered colonies topped with long-blooming pencil thin blue-purple panicles.  Noted as deer-resistant by UVM.

Host plant of VT Bee Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN):
Bombus affinis (Rusty-Patched Bumble bee) presumed extinct!
Bombus ashtoni (Ashton's Cuckoo Bumble bee) presumed extinct!
Bombus citrinus (Lemon Cuckoo Bumble bee
Bombus fervidus (Golden Northern Bumble bee)
Bombus terricola (Yellow-Banded Bumble bee)
Bombus rufocinctus (Red-Belted Bumble bee)
Lasioglossum nelumbonis (Lotus Sweat bee)
Megachile rugifrons (Rugose-Fronted Resin bee)
Triepeolus simplex (Simple Longhorn-Cuckoo bee)

Native to all of the US  Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).

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