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Verbena bonariensis
Verbena bonariensis

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Zones 7-24
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Regular WaterMinimal Water
Moderate, Minimal

Verbena gooddingii

Verbenaceae
Perennials, Flowers

VERBENA

Bear clusters of small, tubular, five-petaled flowers, usually in summer. Most are fast-growing ground covers, good in parking strips, along driveways, on dry banks; also attractive in wall crevices, hanging baskets. Best in hot weather. Need good air circulation (to avoid mildew) and well-drained soil, especially in winter. Many treated as annuals.

Verbena gooddingii

Nativeto Southwest deserts. To 1 1/2–2 ft. high and 3–4 ft. wide, withsmall, deeply cut leaves. Pinkishlavender flowers at ends ofshort spikes. Blooms first summerfrom seed sown in spring.Can reseed. Little to moderatewater.

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