Is blue vervain the same as vervain?

Is blue vervain the same as vervain?

Vervain is also known as American Blue Vervain and Simpler's Joy. This plant is in the Plant Family Verbenacea, but not to be confused with Lemon Verbena (Aloysia triphylla). These are two different plants only belonging to the same Plant Family.

What are the health benefits of lemon verbena?

Lemon verbena is used for digestive disorders including indigestion, gas, colic, diarrhea, and constipation. It is also used for agitation, joint pain, trouble sleeping (insomnia), asthma, colds, fever, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, skin conditions, and chills.

What goes well with verbena?

Choosing a color palate for your garden is really up to your own taste, but some flowers that pair well with verbena include marigolds, nasturtiums, and zinnias.

Should you let lemon verbena flower?

Lemon Verbena Trimming in Early Summer Don't worry if you remove a few flowers, as your efforts will be repaid with lush blooms beginning in two or three weeks and continuing throughout summer and autumn.

Should you trim verbena?

Annual verbena can be deadheaded or trimmed periodically throughout the year to encourage fresh new growth and flowers. I usually only trim annual verbena if necessary when plants have thinned or become straggly and have stopped flowering. ... Doing so encourages new growth and flowers.