Hoary Vervain (Verbena stricta)
- a favorite native plant of mine
- very pollinator-friendly!!!
- host plant for the beautiful Common Buckeye Butterfly (pictured above); a host plant is a very, very important thread in the Web of Life!
- full sun
- medium to dry soil
- zones 3 - 8
- 2 - 3 ft. tall
- long bloom time from June through September
- space 12 inches apart or more
NATIVE STATE LISTING for Verbena stricta
AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, DE, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY