Verbena officinalis


Common name(s): common vervain, simpler's joy


Description: perennial; used for milennia in traditional medicine and herbalism. Narrow, toothed leaves and trident-like flower spikes in summer. Seeds freely and can be deadheaded to prevent unwanted spreading.


Height: to 1 ft. Spread: to 1 ft.


Position: full sun, tolerates poor soil


Uses: medicine, herbalism, to attract pollinators


Winter Hardiness: to 0 F and below

Source: we grow our vervain from seed