500 seeds $2.25
Verbena rigida is native to South America, but it has naturalized throughout the southeastern United States. The showy, magenta-purple flowers bloom continuously all summer long.
Verbena rigida is a spreading perennial in zones 6-9. Grow it as a self-sowing annual in colder zones. It makes a good groundcover because it can colonize large areas. It may be considered invasive. I grow it around large shrubs. Also known as Tuberous or Tuber Vervain, Rough Verbena, Stiff Vervain and Verbena venosa. Deer resistant.
Sowing Verbena rigida Seeds
Start seeds indoors in late winter. Sow on the surface, then refrigerate for 5 weeks. Full sun to part shade. Slow to germinate. Spacing 12".
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