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Verbena bonariensis
Verbena bonariensis

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Zones 12-24
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Regular WaterMinimal Water
Moderate, Minimal

Verbena lilacina

Cedros Island Verbena
Verbenaceae
Ground covers, 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 lilacina

Native to Baja California.To 1 ft. high, 3 ft. or wider.Light green, deeply cut leaves.Lilac-colored flowers bloom fromspring to fall (nearly all year, inmildest areas). Useful groundcoverfor hot, dry sites. ‘De LaMina’ forms a 3-ft. mound, hasdarker purple flowers. Little tomoderate water.

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