Also known as
Simpler's Joy, Herb Of The Cross, Common Verbena, Common Vervain, Official Vervain, Turkey-Grass, Wild Verbena
VERBENA OFFICINALIS - SANT JUST - IB-068 (Berbena) by Isidre blanc (CC BY-SA 4.0)
2 years to reach maturity
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Verbena officinalis is also commonly known by the name vervain. It is a hardy, perennial species which is often grown as an annual, with oblong, purple leaves and fragrant, light purple-white flowers borne on short spikes. These are produced from mid-summer through to mid-autumn.