Purpletop Vervain Flower Seeds (Verbena Stricta) 200+Seeds
Verbena (Verbena Bonariensis) - Commonly called Purpletop Vervain, this is one of the best flowering perennials for attracting butterflies, and in particular the Tiger Swallowtail. Easily grown from Verbena seeds, this is a long-blooming, drought tolerant plant that is extremely easy to grow. The rosy-violet flowers are tiny and extremely profuse. The flower clusters are held on long strong stems. This variety has been called Verbena on a stick! It is also referred to as Brazilian Verbena and Upright Verbena.
Upright Verbena Bonariensis grows best in full sun, and it is fairly drought tolerant. It can grow well in a variety of soil types from loam to clay. Brazilian Verbena plants can re-seed by dropping its flower seeds in the late bloom period. Deadhead the spent flowers if re-seeding is not desired. Purpletop Verbena has been found in such habitats as fields, roadsides, weedy meadows, and other disturbed areas. It also makes a stunning addition to the flower garden or border. It is fairly resistant to both deer and rabbits.
- Season: Perennial
- USDA Zones: 7 - 11
- Height: 36 - 48 inches
- Bloom Season: Summer
- Bloom Color: Purple
- Environment: Full sun
- Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 5.8 - 7.2
- Deer Resistant: Yes