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A moisture loving vervain that tolerates seasonal flooding. Flowers are small, but bloom in succession for a long period of time and appeal to many pollinators.


Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet, Wet Mesic, Mesic

Soil Type: Loam, Wet Muck

Height: 3'-5'

Bloom Color: Blue

Bloom Time: Jul-Sep

Root Type: Fibrous

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, wasps, flies, skippers, butterflies, and moths. Hosts the verbena moth, verbena bud moth, and a number of smaller insects. Seeds feed seed-eating birds such as cardinals, finches, sparrows, and juncos. Generally avoided by mammals, bar rabbits.

Blue Vervain (Verbena hastata)
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