Native Plant Database

Header Photo: Mervin Wallace

Rose Verbena

Glandularia canadensis
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment: Glade
Season of Interest: Early (Feb - Apr), Mid (May - June), Late (July - frost)
Main Color: Pink / Rose, Purple
Fall Color:

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Rose verbena by Scott Woodbury
Photo: Scott Woodbury
Sun Exposure 
Full Sun, Shade
Soil
Moisture
Dry, Moderate
Nature Attracting
Wildlife Benefit
Animal
Resistance
Size

Height:

6 to
12
inches

Spread:

12 to
24
inches
Size
Height: 6 to
12
inches
Spread: 12 to
24
inches
Size
Height: 6 to
12
inches
Spread: 12 to
24
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Mass in rock gardens or at the front of a border. Spreads to form a good ground cover. Use in containers.
Establishment and Care Instructions
Grow in average, dry to medium-wet, well-drained soil. Does not tolerate wet, poorly-drained soils.
Special Features
Special Usage
Ground Cover
Basic Description

A trailing plant that spreads quickly to form an attractive ground cover. Flat-topped clusters of rose-pink to rose-purple flowers appear on top of stems for several months from spring to summer.

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