Abronia villosa

Abronia villosa

Sand verbena

Drought tolerant annual; full sunlight. Fragrant purple or pinkish flowers seen as conspicuous clusters in the spring when this species forms dense carpets in open, sandy, locations. Occurs in solid patches or intermingled with other species.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 12 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Best
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Average
Moderately Fine: 
Not Adapted
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Not Adapted
Seeding Rate: 
- 10 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
8.50 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
38,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
purple/pink
Blooming Season: 
Spring