Verbena bipinnatifida Valley Lavender

Valley Lavender Plains Verbena

Valley Lavender® Plains Verbena (Verbena bipinnatifida) blooms much of the summer with gorgeous purple flowers held over compact green foliage. This groundcover grows best in poor soils with less water. An improved selection of the Great Plains native Verbena.
Zones5 - 8
Advantages
Attract Butterflies
Easy to Grow
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Native
Groundcover
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
Mature Plant Size3-6" tall 12-18" wide
Bloom TimeLate spring to mid fall
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SizePlant - 2.5" Pot
SKUHC015288

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Per Plant - 2.5" Pot
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SKU
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Valley Lavender® Plains Verbena (Verbena bipinnatifida) is an improved cultivar of the native Great Plains species. Valley Lavender® Verbena, was selected for its exceptionally beautiful purple flowers, its vigor, and improved growth habit. It's a great xeric garden plant that grows best in poor, fast draining soil (no clay). Fertilize lightly in the fall with Yum Yum Mix fertilizer and water deeply but infrequently once established to help extend the life span of this short-lived perennial. A favorite nectar source for butterflies and native bees, it makes a great companion plant for native ornamental prairie grasses like Little Bluestem Grass (Schizachyrium) and 'Blonde Ambition' Blue Grama grass (Bouteloua). Plant Select winner 2005.
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SKU
HC015288
Item Package Size
Plant - 2.5" Pot
Common Name
Valley Lavender Plains Verbena
Botanical Name
Verbena bipinnatifida Valley Lavender
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Purple
Height
Under 6 inches
Mature Height
3-6" tall
Mature Spread
12-18" wide
Bloom Time
Late Spring - Early Summer, Early - Mid Summer, Mid - Late Summer, Early - Mid Fall, Mid - Late Fall
Bloom Time
Late spring to mid fall
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil, Drought / Dry Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture
Drought Resistant / Waterwise, Average, Well Draining
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30"
Advantages
Attract Butterflies, Easy to Grow, Low Maintenance, Fragrant, Native, Groundcover
Awards
Plant Select
Ideal Region
West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest, Coastal California
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
Native To
North America
Ships To Canada
No
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ZoneShipping Status
Zone 2Shipping begins the week of May 20th, 2019
Zone 3Shipping begins the week of May 20th, 2019
Zone 4Shipping begins the week of May 20th, 2019
Zone 5Shipping begins the week of April 29th, 2019
Zone 6Shipping begins the week of April 15th, 2019
Zone 7Shipping begins the week of April 1st, 2019
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