Homestead Red Verbena

Verbena canadensis 'Homestead Red'

SKU
02539
With an exceptionally long blooming season, this colorful, hardy selection produces loads of bright red flowers from as early as March in southern zones, continuing until first frost! Ground hugging foliage spreads to form a colorful, butterfly-attracting mass. Spills beautifully from hanging baskets or patio containers. Perennial.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationver-BEE-nah kan-a-DEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityReaches 6 - 12 in. tall, spreading 24 - 36 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through fall.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Gift Plant
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 2 ft. to 3 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.

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