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



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