Hoary vervain

Category:
  • Bloom Time: June – Sept
  • Bloom Color: Blue
  • Height: 24 ā€“ 48 inches
  • Sun: Full to partial
  • Soil: Medium-dry to dry

Caterpillar food for:
common buckeye (Junonia coenia)

Butterfly food for:
great spangled fritillary (Speyeria cybele), swallowtail (Papilio spp.), sulphur (Colias spp.), mottled duskywing (Erinnys martialis)

Attracts these pollinators:
verbena bee (Calliopsis verbenae), long-horned bees (Melissodes spp.), leafcutter bees (Megachile spp.), green sweat bees (Agapostemon spp.), cuckoo bees (Triepeolus spp., Coelioxys spp.), bumble bees (Bombus spp.), syrphid flies (Eristalis spp., Toxomerus spp., Tropidia spp.), bee flies (Bombylius spp.), soldier beetles (Chauliognatus spp.)

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