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Verbena canadensis Homestead Purple

Garden Verbena, Vervain

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 12" (Plant 2-3' apart)
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Late Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 6-10   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower / Accent: Purple / Purple
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
A blooming machine of large rich velvety purple flowers – Verbena blooms from May through the summer until frost – a great choice for the low-maintenance garden. Be sure to allow plenty of room. This flamboyant knockout is stunning paired with silver-leaved plants like Artemisia, Lamb’s ears or a white-flowered form of Echinacea. Spring shipping only.

Features to Note:

  • OK in Containers
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Deer Resistant
  • Tried & True / Good for Beginners
  • Beneficial for Pollinators

Verbena General Information:

Verbenas are prolific bloomers! Only a week of upper 90 degree heat has ever stopped this informal plant from flowering. The next week it was back to its showy self. Makes a mat of dark green, dissected leaves on stems that sprawl and spread and are covered all season long with bright flower clusters from mid-spring to season's end. Overwinter a few cuttings inside in the north.

Verbena Plant Care:

Prefers full sun in well-drained soil. Must cut back spent blossoms to encourage new blooms. Remove top 1/4 of plant periodically to force new buds. Plants will have a sprawling habit which can be trained into a more compact shape through regular pruning.

$10.95 ea.
(3+) $10.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: VEHP