Tripple Brook Farm


Genus: V

cranberry; early sweet blueberry
Simpler's joy; blue vervain; rose verbena
Speedwell; brooklime
culver's root
khas-khas; khus-khus; vetiver
black haw; highbush cranberry; maple-leaved viburnum; nannyberry; northern arrow-wood; sheepberry; wild raisin; withe-rod viburnum

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Catalog as of January 02, 2016


(Verbenaceae - Verbena family)
About 200 species of mostly tropical and subtropical annual and perennial herbs and shrubs of the New World.

Verbena canadensis
canadensis peren • ht 4-8" • zones 5-9

rose verbena

Verbena canadensis - Jun 19 Verbena canadensis - Sep 4

native, ground cover, rock garden, dry - moist, sun
se and cent US

A low, trailing perennial with small, deeply cut leaves. Spreads moderately fast, forming a solid cover. Bears masses of showy, fragrant, rose-pink flowers continuously from late spring until frost. Tolerant of dry, sandy or rocky conditions. An outstanding native ground cover for sunny locations. Also a good rock garden plant.

cat # 6E9C
$8.95 each / 3+, $8.50 ea

hastata peren • ht 4-6' • zones 3-9

blue vervain; Simpler's joy

Verbena hastata - Jul 18 Verbena hastata - Jul 31

native, sun - part shade
N Amer

Slender, vertical in form, the plant is topped in mid through late summer with small, deep blue flowers arranged in clusters of spikes. The intricate configuration of the flower cluster is reminiscent of a work of needlepoint. Seeds are eaten to some extent by birds. The plant has been used medicinally.

cat # 6E9J
$8.95 each