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Homestead Purple Creeping Verbena Plant

Blooms from April to November!

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Homestead Purple Creeping Verbena Plant

Blooms from April to November!

  • Long blooming season
  • Pest and disease resistant
  • Container friendly
  • Attracts pollinators
  • Deer tend to avoid
Blooms very early and often, from April to November! Attractive evergreen foliage with clusters of brilliant dark purple flowers held above the foliage. Very pest, drought, and disease resistant. A true Southern classic. Needs full sun, but other than that, it can be planted anywhere, including in hanging baskets and containers. Mature spreading clump is 18 in. tall by 24 in. wide. The finest of all perennial verbenas! Zones 7-10.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

Spring 2023 Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/1/23 - 6/2/23
4B 5/1/23 - 6/2/23
5A 4/10/23 - 6/2/23
5B 3/27/23 - 6/2/23
6A 3/13/23 - 6/2/23
6B 2/27/23 - 6/2/23
7A 2/23/23 - 6/2/23
7B 2/21/22 - 6/3/22
8A 2/16/23 - 5/12/23
8B 2/13/23 - 5/12/23
9A & B 2/6/23 - 5/12/23
10A & B 2/6/23 - 5/12/23
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 5/29/23
8A-10B: 5/8/23

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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Product Details

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Verbena canadensis 'Homestead Purple'
  • Height: 8-12 inch
  • Spacing: 12-18 inch
  • Depth:2 times as wide and deep as pot, top of root ball at soil surface
  • Spread:12-18 inch
  • Light Required:Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Color: Dark purple
  • Size: 2 1/2" Pot
  • Blooms: Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring, All Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, All Summer, Fall
  • Zone: 6 - 10 ( 0° F.)
  • Form: perennial, verbena
  • Flower Form: Clusters, single petals
  • Soil Requirements: Dry Soil
  • Growth Rate: Vigorous
  • Pruning: Trim or shear faded flowers to promote longer blooming. In areas where verbena is considered a perennial, you should cut it back in late fall when the plants become ragged.
  • Foliage: Deep green, 1 to 3 inch leaves

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