VERBENA tenuisecta (Moss Verbena, Mixed Colors) is a variety of Verbena that features a delightful assortment of flower colors. The Mixed Colors variety offers a diverse range of flower colors. The blooms can come in shades of purple, pink, white, lavender, and sometimes include variations or combinations of these colors. This mix creates a vibrant and colorful display, adding visual interest to the garden.
Moss Verbena, Mixed Colors has a low-growing and spreading growth habit. It forms a dense mat of foliage that typically reaches a height of around 6 to 12 inches (15 to 30 cm) and can spread up to 18 inches (45 cm) wide. This makes it suitable for groundcover, rock gardens, or cascading over walls and borders. Moss Verbena, Mixed Colors is adaptable to a wide range of growing conditions. It thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers well-draining soil.
The foliage of Moss Verbena, Mixed Colors is delicate and finely divided, resembling fern leaves. The leaves are typically bright green and provide a feathery texture to the plant. The foliage remains attractive even when the plant is not in bloom, adding interest to the landscape.
Moss Verbena, Mixed Colors is known for its long blooming period, which usually starts in spring and continues throughout the summer. The plant produces a profusion of flowers that can persist until the first frost, providing a continuous display of various colors.
Moss Verbena, Mixed Colors is primarily grown for its ornamental value. Its low-growing habit and diverse range of flower colors make it an excellent choice for groundcover, borders, rock gardens, or cascading over walls and containers. It can provide a vibrant and colorful carpet of flowers that adds visual appeal to the garden.
The VERBENA tenuisecta, Moss Verbena, Mixed Colors, offers a delightful assortment of flower colors and a low-growing habit. With its vibrant blooms, feathery foliage, and adaptability, it provides a beautiful and versatile option for adding color and texture to various garden settings.
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Scientific Name: Verbena Tenuisecta
Common Name: Moss Verbena, Mixed Colors
Plant Type: Tender Perennials
Zone: 9 to 10
Native Range: North America
Full Growth Height: 8-12 inches
Exposure: Full Sun
Blooming Season: Spring, Summer
Pollinators: Bees, Humming Birds
Flower Color: Mixed
Water Requirement: Dry, Moderate
Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand, Well-Drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Uses: Annual, Ground Covers, Beds and Borders, Indoor Gardens, Prairies and Meadows, Walkways