Glandularia canadensis (Verbena canadensis)

Share on

Common Name:  Rose Verbena, Rose Mock Vervain

Full to part sun, medium to dry moisture level, tolerant of a wide range of soils, strongly acid to slightly acid pH.  6-12 inches height, blooms mid-spring through summer, blue/pink/lavender/white flowers, spreads quickly especially in rich soil.

Germination Code: C(30).  Germination is erratic over 3-5 weeks.

Native Region:  Central Basin

Well-behaved groundcover with attractive flowers.  It is a low growing plant with trailing stems that root at the nodes to form large, dense mats.  Easy to grow.  Attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds.

Rose Verbena, Rose Mock Vervain - Glandularia canadensis (Verbena canadensis) 2
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty