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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 12-24 inches
Plant Spread: 36-48 inches
Leaves: Other: Herbaceous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: Violet
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: Sow in spring
Days to germinate: 3-4 weeks
Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Common names
  • Sandpaper Verbena
  • Rough Verbena
  • Stiff Verbena
  • Upright Verbena
  • Tuberous Vervain

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Comments:
  • Posted by virginiarose (Virginia - Zone 8a) on Mar 18, 2012 10:17 AM concerning plant:
    Native to Brazil and Argentina and naturalized in parts of the southern USA.
  • Posted by virginiarose (Virginia - Zone 8a) on Mar 18, 2012 10:18 AM concerning plant:
    Good plant for the front border, or for planting in masses.
    Also good for containers.

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