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Hoary Vervain

Botanical Name
Verbena stricta
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
8
Height
2 to 4 feet
Width
18 to 24 inches
Flowers
Summer: lavender, densely packed spikes that bloom from the bottom to the top, only a few at a time
Light
Full sun
Soil
Dry to medium, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Does well in sandy soils
  • Very drought resistant
  • Can naturalize to form colonies
  • Seeds are prized by many small mamals and birds
  • Larval host to the Common Buckeye butterfly
  • Attracts native bees

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