Blue-Violet Tapien Verbena

Verbena 'Tapien Blue-Violet', Glandularia 'Tapien Blue-Violet'

Verbenaceae

Blue-Violet Tapien Verbena
A nearly endless procession of vivid, deep bluish-purple flower clusters
are born in mass above the low, ferny foliage of this wonderful free-flowering
perennial Verbena. Perennial Verbenas make wonderful additions to the
butterfly garden providing nectar even in late winter for early
visitors. Use Blue-Violet Tapien Verbena as a groundcover, a spiller in
containers, or as a beautiful hanging basket.

 

Grows To: 4-6''H and spreading

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8B,9,10

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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade

Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered

Container Size: 3.5 inch SQ / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml

Price: $ 6.99
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