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Blue Vervain Seeds

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A very ancient plant, used to make torches by the Romans. Beautiful blue spires on tall plants. Perennial.

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SKU VEHP
Common Name Blue Vervain
Botanical Name Verbena hastata
Plant Type/Life Cycle Perennial
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Purple
Estimated Mature Height Up to 72 inches tall (6 feet)
Bloom Time Summer
Ships As Seed
Seeds Per Pound 1,488,000
Seeds Per Packet 750
Soil Moisture Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining
Amount of Rain N/A
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Native To North America
Native to Eastern North America
Native N/A
Ideal Growing Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific NorthWest
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Is It Storable? Yes- You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Ships to Canada Yes
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Description
Vervain is one of those super-historic wildflowers that are common over most of the world. Vervain appears in Roman history, as a plant used to soak in fuel and then use as a torch.

It's a wild verbena (which you can tell by the botanical name), and you'll find it in meadows and along roadsides in the entire US and Canada. The plants grow up to 5 or 6 feet, and are topped by stunning blue flowers in pointed spikes. They look much like garden salvia or veronica. The flower stems are arranged like a candelabra at the end of each stalk.

This is a good, non-invasive plant for your wild garden--just add it near the back of your wildflowers, or spot a few throughout a meadow. The blooms open in midsummer through fall. And by the way, they're beautiful standing tall in big wildlfower arrangements.

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I do not see a single seedling. I thought it might be helpful to find images of a seedling, but no luck on any image for me. Again, I am V disappointed, as I am with the Bird's Foot Trefoil and can't imagine what I have done wrong. In all fairness, I find your site extremely well done and informative [...]. I tell lots of people at the garden center I work about you when they express an interest in native plants and wildflowers.

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