Purple Moss (Purple Moss) Verbena is a tender perennial with fern-like foliage and purple flowers that spreads widely. It blooms for a long time and makes a nice ground cover. In areas where it is hardy, it can be used for long-term erosion protection. Treat as an annual in colder climates. Drought tolerance is a feature of plants.
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Scientific Name: Verbena Tenuisecta
Common Name: Moss Verbena, Purple
Plant Type: Tender Perennials
Zone: 7 to 11
Native Range: North America
Full Growth Height: 6-12 "
Width: 36-72 "
Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Blooming Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower: Showy, Spike-like Clusters
Pollinators: Butterflies, Honeybees, Humming Birds
Flower Color: Purple
Water Requirement: Dry, Moderate
Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand, Well-Drained
Soil pH: 5.8 to 7.2
Uses: Patio and Containers, Beds and Borders, Indoor Gardens, Prairies and Meadows