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Vervain (Verbena officinalis)


Perennial

Medicinal
Height: 2 feet
Aspect: Sunny
Soil Type: Well drained and poor
Uses: Decorative and attractive to Butterflies
Care: Cut back spent flower stems
Usually available: All year
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Hardiness: LEVEL 1 - see 'Description' tab below
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Vervain (Verbena officinalis)

Vervain – Verbena officinalis

Vervain – Verbena officinalis is the wild verbena. A hardy perennial with hairy lobed green leaves. It is a slender plant with small mauve flowers opening gradually up the stem.

It prefers a well drained soil and a sunny position. Self seeds.

A highly valued plant in ancient times as a herb against evil. In fact there are many associations with sorcery and places of worship.

Also used medicinally to treat nervous disorders.

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Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

This plant is LEVEL 1 – Fully hardy UK wide

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg
Height

2 – 3 Foot

Life Cycle

Perennial

Colour

Pinks, Mauves, Blues

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

No

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

No

Culinary Herbs

Not culinary

Scented

No Scent

Herb Group

Other

A-Z

V

Width / Spread

1'

Pot Size

1.5 Litre potted plant, 10cm (pot width) plant

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