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