Southwestern Mock Vervain
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||ver-BEE-nah good-DING-ee-eye|
|Average Size at Maturity||Forms a low, spreading mat 6 to 12 in. tall, 12 to 36. in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Mid-Spring to Early Summer|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Edging, Hillside, Wildlife Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly, Heat Loving|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Companion Plants||Redbud (Cercis); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Esperanza (Tecoma); Beardtongue (Penstemon); Treasure Flower (Gazania)|
Thrives in lean, rocky or sandy, well-drained soil. Water regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Drought tolerant when established, but will benefit from occasional summer water. Remove spent blooms for a tidy appearance. Will self-sow if seedheads remain on plant.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-11