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Verbena lilacina

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Verbena lilacina

Species Name: Verbena lilacina
Common Name: Lilac Verbena

Endemic to Baja, CA -Extremely showy and drought-tolerant. Attracts butterflies. Dead head after bloom. Once a month deep water for year round bloom.

Plant Family: Verbenaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 3' H x 4' W
Growth Habit: Dense, rounded
Deciduous/Evergreen: Drought-deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: Frost tender
Flower Season: March to October
Flower Color: Light purple
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Baja California, Cedros Island
Natural Habitat: Mountain slopes, silty flats, narrow ravines, mostly in shaded areas, maritime desert

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  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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