Northeast Pollinator Plants
Verbena stricta (Hoary Verbena)
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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Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.
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Common Name: Hoary Verbena
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
Light: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 4 to 7 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Dry to Moist
Flower Time: June to August
Flower Color: Blue-Purple
Notes: A common clump-forming, short-lived, 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 pensylvanicus (American Bumble bee)
Lasioglossum nelumbonis (Lotus Sweat bee)
Megachile rugifrons (Rugose-Fronted Resin bee)
Triepeolus simplex (Simple Longhorn-Cuckoo bee)
Naturalized in VT, MA, CT, NY, native to parts of Mid-Atlantic, through most of central US: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).