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Verbena x hybrida 'Homestead Purple'/Homestead Verbena

Verbena x hybrida 'Homestead Purple' / Verbena x hybrida 'Homestead Purple'
A close-up view of homestead verbena given a slightly different name than the earlier examples
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A close-up view of homestead verbena given a slightly different name than the earlier examples

Plant this verbena in hot, dry places with full sunlight

This verbena blooms over a long period of time, perhaps not with this amount of color, but surely a very acceptable amount

Border planting stays quite low and manageable on the front of the bed

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Scientific Name: Verbena x hybrida 'Homestead Purple'
Common Name: Homestead Verbena
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Ground covers
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Comments: This is likely the most popular selection of verbena today. It produces a mass of purple flowers over a long period from mid spring through the summer. Provide a well drained soil and full sunlight. Is fast growing and can cover a small sized area quickly. Spider mites attack verbena at times.