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Verbena canadensis

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
ver-BEE-nah ka-nah-DEN-sis
Description

Some cultivars flower spring to frost; good drought tolerance once established; a spreading plant, Clump verbena is native from Virginia to Florida where it spreads in sunny, well drained areas. The cultivar 'Homestead Purple' is enjoying tremendous popularity because of its glowing purple flowers which bloom from late spring until cold fall weather. This plant is occasionally damaged by deer and is slightly salt tolerant.

Wildlife Value: Flowers are very attractive to butterflies. 

Cultivars:
  • 'Homestead Purple'
Tags:
#purple#red#fall#white#butterflies#evergreen#pink#sun#deciduous#pollinators#summer#drought tolerant#spring#perennial#wildlife plant#salt tolerant#cpp#deer resistant#ground cover
Cultivars:
  • 'Homestead Purple'
Tags:
#purple#red#fall#white#butterflies#evergreen#pink#sun#deciduous#pollinators#summer#drought tolerant#spring#perennial#wildlife plant#salt tolerant#cpp#deer resistant#ground cover
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Verbena
    Species:
    canadensis
    Family:
    Verbenaceae
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ground Cover
    Native Plant
    Perennial
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Spreading
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    White
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Pollinators
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Drought
    Salt