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Vervain

Verbena officinalis

Also known as

Simpler's Joy, Herb Of The Cross

VERBENA OFFICINALIS - SANT JUST - IB-068 (Berbena) by Isidre blanc (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Verbena officinalis (7735820620)

Vervain Overview

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.

Special features of Vervain

Ground cover

Attractive flowers