Blue Vervain Seeds
Blue Vervain Seeds
Chemical-free farm-grown Blue Vervain (Verbena hastata) seeds for organic growing.
All seed varieties are grown at our farm, Fireweed, or gathered sustainably from the near by wilds. We gather, process, and package every seed variety we carry ourselves with love and care in small batches. We never purchase seeds from outside sources to resell to you. All of our varieties are open-pollinated, grown without the use of chemicals, hybrid-free and GMO-free.
1 pkg (approx 50-70 seeds)
Blue Vervain, Swamp Verbena
Across North America, excluding the northern territories.
Multi-stemmed upright plants to 5ft tall and 1ft wide. Clump forming perennial with long-lasting luminous spires of indigo coloured flowers.
Part Shade to Full sun. Prefers moist soil.
Germination for Blue Vervain can be a little spotty. The seeds do best if direct sown in fall just as the plant would self-seed. Expect a ~50% germination rate.
The plants can be cut back in fall time Vervain will establish itself as a clump-forming perennial that, after a few years of growth, can be divided and harvested, or replanted.
The aerial parts of Vervain can be harvested when the flowers appear. The plants can be cut back to a few inches above the ground and will regrow. The herb can be used both fresh and dried.
None known. The taste of Vervain is quite bitter and somewhat acrid.
Vervain has many actions that make it a great herb for PMS - its ability to relieve liver congestion, stimulate menstruation, relieve cramps, and calm the nerves. These actions combined with its action as a relaxant diaphoretic make Vervain ideal for the treatment of hot flashes.
Vervain is nervous system trophorestorative helping to relax, replenish and rebuild the nerves. It is good for people who have a hard time winding down at the end of the day or ‘turning off’. It is especially indicated for conditions that feel angry or hot in nature.
Native Plant Garden, Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Apothecary Garden, Low Maintenance.