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Glandularia canadensis

Rose Verbena

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Glandularia canadensis (Rose Verbena)

For several months, from spring through summer, this trailing plant quickly flowers with flat-topped clusters of deep pink to rose-purple flowers on top of stems that attract butterflies. It forms a lovely ground cover and also does well in containers.

Additional Information:


Height
6-12 Inches

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Spread
24- Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Deep Pink / Rose


USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Pale Purple Coneflower (Echinacea pallida), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Lanceleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata), Missouri Primrose (Oenothera macrocarpa), Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa), New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

UPL

Nature Attracting

Beneficial Insects
Butterfly

Season of Interest

Late (July-frost)
Mid (May-June)

Soil Moisture

Average
Moderate

Special Uses

Ground Cover

Sun Exposure

Medium Sun/Average Shade
Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map

Wildlife Benefit

Butterfly Nectar