Verbena lilacina 'De la Mina'
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Species Name: Verbena lilacina 'De la Mina'
Common Name: De la Mina Lilac Verbena
- More stunning than the original verbena! Dark purple blooms w/lavender highlights. Recommended for dry gardens. Combines well with sages, mints, and buckwheats. Attracts butterflies with blooms almost all year.
- Plant Family: Verbenaceae
- Plant Type: Shrub
- Height by Width: 3'h x 3'w
- Growth Habit: Dense, rounded
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Drought-deciduous
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Sun to part shade
- Soil Preference: Adaptable
- Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
- Cold Hardy to: 20 degrees F
- Flower Season: Spring
- Flower Color: Purple
- Endangered?: Not Listed
- Distribution: Selected for use in the garden; introduced by Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
- Natural Habitat: Mountain slopes, silty flats, narrow ravines, mostly in shaded areas, maritime desert
- Care and Maintenance
- Other Names
- Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.