Verbena stricta

Verbena stricta

Purple verbena

Drought tolerant perennial; full sunlight. Blueviolet flowers form elongated spikes and generally bloom June to September. Occurs in fields, on dry valleys, plains, hillsides, or exposed areas. Recommended for roadside stabilization and mass plantings.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
24 
- 48 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Not Adapted
Seeding Rate: 
- 4 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
35.90 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
425,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Purple
Blooming Season: 
Summer