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
Vervain (Verbena officinalis)
Vervain – Verbena officinalis
Vervain – Verbena officinalis is the wild verbena. It is a slender plant with small mauve flowers opening gradually up the stem. Highly valued in ancient times as a herb against evil. Associated with sorcery and places of worship. Also used medicinally to treat nervous disorders.