Purple Spreader™ Garden Verbena
Verbena canadensis 'Homestead Purple'
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||ver-BEE-nah kan-a-DEN-sis|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 6 - 12 in. tall, spreading 24 - 36 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late spring through summer|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Rock Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Companion Plants||Lantana (Lantana); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Princess Flower (Tibouchina); Cordyline (Cordyline); Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11