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Blue Vervain (Verbena hastata)

Tall and slim, this plant has interesting flowers that stand out prominently above the native grasses and sedges wherever it's found. A tough native plant of mesic to wet Illinois prairies, it can be found ringing the edges of ponds and wetlands.


  • Acronym: VERHAS
  • Life-Cycle: Perennial
  • Bloom Color: Blue
  • Bloom Time: July - September
  • Typical Height: 60"
  • Light Preference: Full Sun
  • Soil Preference: Mesic-Wet
  • Root Structure: Fiberous Rhizome
  • Stratification: Cold & Moist for 30 Days
  • Seeds per Ounce: 93,000*
  • IL County Ecotypes we Grow**
    1. Cook County
    2. DeKalb County
    3. LaSalle County


Other scientific names used for this species:

  • None


Other common names used for this species:

  • None


*Approximate, actual number of seeds may vary slightly by seed lot.

**We have listed the County ecotypes that we grow for this species, this ecotype may or may not be available at the time of your order. If you prefer one of the ecotypes over another please type it into the "Additional Info Section" and we'll provide that ecotype if it's available, if it is not available we will provide one of the other ecotypes listed.

Verbena hastata - Per Ounce

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