Purple Spreader™ Garden Verbena

Verbena canadensis 'Homestead Purple'

SKU
07346
Large, fragrant flower clusters top ground hugging stems with attractive toothed foliage. Excellent colorful dense groundcover or foreground plant. Blooms over long period. 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 TimeLate spring through summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Rock Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly
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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 11

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