• Echinacea purpurea or Purple Coneflower
  • Passionflower Passiflora incarnata
  • Evening Primrose "Ozark Sundrops"
  • Chinese Leopard Flower or Blackberry Lilly
  • Yellow Dotted Mint Monarda punctuata
  • Dandelion with a pollinator friend

Blue Vervain

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Beautiful, stately perennial can grow to 6 feet. Native to North America it enjoys a moist location flowering in summer with narrow spikes of intensely blue miniature blooms. One of my very favorite flowering herbs. Traditionally used by native Americans as a relaxant. The seeds were also eaten as a food. Historical use is documented for insomnia, expelling worms, repairing a damaged liver or spleen and a cure for fits and seizures. Excellent ally for unrelenting mind chatter keeping you awake at night!! A beautiful plant for the back border of the herb garden. Very hardy Perennial to zone 3.

Latin Name Verbena hastata
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