Verbena stricta (Purple verbena)

Drought tolerant perennial; full sunlight. Blue-violet flowers form elongated spikes and generally bloom June to September. Occurs in fields, on dry valleys, plains, hillsides, or exposed areas. Recommended for roadside stabilization and mass plantings.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Verbenaceae

Duration: Annual, Perennial

Growth Habit:  Forb/herb

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: Clump forming

Mature Height: 48 in.

Bloom Color: Blue-violet

Bloom Period: June-September

Annual Precipitation:  in.

Drought Tolerance: Moderate

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

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SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

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SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 425,000

Seeding Rate: 2-4 PLS lbs/acre

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VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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