• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs only occasional watering, once established.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast growing to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Long Bloom Season
    Spring through Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ver-BEE-nuh
    Plant type:Perennial
    Sunset climate zones:6
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring through Fall
    Flower color:Purple
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    Companion PlantsPurple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Lantana (Lantana); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Plumbago (Plumbago)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in a wide range of soils, from sandy to clay; best if well-drained. Water regularly during the first growing season. Drought tolerant when established, but will accept occasional summer water. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Remove spent flowers to encourage more blooms.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Needs only occasional watering, once established.
  • History & Lore
    This North American native Verbena species was discovered by Carol Bornstein of the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden. It was found on Cedros Island off the West coast of Baja California.


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