Blue Vervain - Organic

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Blue Vervain - Organic

Verbena hastata 5–7' tall.

Elegant tall branching spikes of vibrant blue-purple flowers. Honeybees mingle amongst the blossoms all day. Commonly used as a nervous-system tonic and mild sedative. Tincture of the fresh flowering tops is said to ease stress-induced neck tension, as well as help women to navigate premenstrual, perimenopausal and menopausal waters.

Grows wild along streambeds and marshes but will happily grow in ordinary garden soil. Plant 1–2' apart in full sun. Native to North America. Z3. Maine Grown. (bare-root crowns)



764 Blue Vervain - Organic
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L764B: 2 for $16.50
L764C: 3 for $22.25
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Medicinal and Culinary Herbs

These plants have long histories of traditional culinary and medicinal uses. It’s up to you to educate yourself about the safety and efficacy of using plants for medicinal purposes. The statements in our catalog and website regarding traditional medicinal uses of plants have not been evaluated by the FDA. The plants we sell are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Plants may take a year or more to establish before they flower; roots often take several years to reach harvestable maturity.

Herbaceous Perennial Plants

When you receive your order, open the bags and check the stock immediately. Roots and crowns should be firm and pliable. Surface mold is harmless and will not affect the plant’s future performance. Store plants in their packaging in a cool (35–40°) location until you are ready to plant. If it’s going to be awhile, you can pot up your perennials.

Do not plant bare-root perennial plant crowns directly outdoors before danger of frost has passed. Wet and/or cold conditions for an extended period may cause rotting.

For more info:
About planting bare-root perennials.