Hoary Vervain

Hoary Vervain

Latin Name: Verbena stricta

Type: Forb/Flower

Light: Sun

Moisture: Dry / Dry-Mesic / Mesic

Soil: Sand / Loam

Size: 2-4 feet

Color: Blue

Bloom Time: July / August / September

Description: The light blue spires are a real stand out in late summer. This Vervain is not as tall as verbena hastata. Very drought resistant. It grows well in sandy and well-drained, loamy soils. This is a great addition to the urban landscape. Attracts butterflies and scores of nectaring insects.