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Horizon Herbs Blue Vervain

Lovely Long Lasting Herb for Tea

Brand: Horizon Herbs    Item Number: SNV7082

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

(Blue Vervain) Family: Vervain (Verbenaceae) Upright, creeping, self-seeding herbaceous perennial significant in medicine and ritual. Native to the Eastern US and hardy to -40 degrees F. Bright blue flowers on reddish-tinted plants, in multiple, long-lasting, handsome spikes. Fresh or dried leaf, in tincture or tea, is a bitter remedy for treating indigestion, colds, and fevers. A good ingredient for home brew, it is also a traditional offering plant to honor the garden spirits. If there is a concern that the plant will spread, then keep it in a pot, or provide other suitable barriers. 200 seeds/pkt., Certified Organically Grown -

Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Cold Hardy, Down to 25 °F
  • Container Compatible
  • Does Not Require Support
  • Good for Drying
  • Long-Lived
  • Plant Spreads
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Useful for Ornamental

Characteristics

Brand Horizon Herbs Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Medicinal Plant, Ornamental Germination Requirements Cold Treatment, Light, Warmth
Life Cycle Tender Perennial Planting Time Spring, Summer, Fall
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall Ideal Soil Temperature 60-70°F
Sun Requirements Full Sun/Part Sun Useful Plant Part Leaves
Growth Habit Low Growing Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0
Brand Horizon Herbs
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Medicinal Plant, Ornamental
Germination Requirements Cold Treatment, Light, Warmth
Life Cycle Tender Perennial
Planting Time Spring, Summer, Fall
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall
Ideal Soil Temperature 60-70°F
Sun Requirements Full Sun/Part Sun
Useful Plant Part Leaves
Growth Habit Low Growing
Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Plants prefer full sun to part shade and moist garden soils. Good drainage is not a necessary prerequisite.

Planting & Growing: Sow in the early spring or give 2 weeks cold conditioning by putting seeds in moist medium in a plastic bag in the fridge (not freezer) and then sow in warm soil. Germ in 2 to 4 weeks. Space plants 6 inches apart.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest leaves before flowers open and use fresh or dried.

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Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 5"L x 2.625"W x 0.1"H

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