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Wildflowers
by common name

Blue Vervain Blue Vervain
Verbena hastata

Found in damp thickets, meadows and road side ditches. These were found on the bank of the Grasse River downstream of Canton, NY near the boat launch on Rt.68. July 5, 2008

Flowers bloom a few at a time moving upwards toward the top of the stems.

Blue Vervain

Requirements:

Soil Type - most
Soil ph - Neutral
Water - Moist
Light - Full sun - Partial shade

Blue Vervain Characteristics:

Height - 2 - 4 ft.
Time of bloom - July - August
Flower colors - Purple-blue
Transplants - Fair