Verbena, Homestead Purple


Description:  Its low-growing, spreading form makes this verbena variety the perfect ground cover. Eye-catching purple flowers blanket the ground from spring until frost. Takes on a cascading habit when planted where it can-in containers, over walls or in raised beds. This top garden performer is heat and sun-tolerant.

Common Name:  Homestead Purple Verbena

Scientific Name: Verbena ‘Homestead Purple’

Type:  Perennial

Exposure:  Full – Partial Sun

Size:  6-10″ height, 3-4′ spread

Bloom Color:  Dark Purple

Bloom Period:  Spring – Frost

Landscape Use:  Border, Edging, Containers, Planters, Erosion Control, Garden Pond, Groundcover, Landscape Beds, Medians, Outdoor Living Areas, Woodland Border

Soil:  Well-drained

Zone:  5 – 9

Growth Rate:  Moderate

Companion Plants:  Variegated Liriope, Red Roses. Stop by and visit our garden center and nursery to talk with our staff about other plants in stock.


Proudly serving the communities of Effingham IL, Champaign IL, Mattoon IL, Charleston IL, Greenville IL, Mt. Vernon IL, Newton IL, Olney IL, Shelbyville IL, Salem IL, Urbana IL, Vandalia IL, Highland IL, Flora IL and all of Southern & Central Illinois for over 20 years. For any questions about our other services such as brick paving, lawn mowing, etc., please contact us at 217-347-7500 or email us at info@kieferlandscaping.com For any questions about our other services such as brick paving, lawn mowing, etc., please contact us at 217-347-7500 or email us at info@kieferlandscaping.com