Verbena ‘Homestead Purple’: Our Favorite Flowers

Cover your bases with these gorgeous purple flowers.
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'Homestead Purple' Verbena

'Homestead Purple' Verbena

Verbena 'Homestead Purple' blooms from mid spring to mid fall.

Verbena 'Homestead Purple' blooms from mid spring to mid fall.

Fast-growing verbena ‘Homestead Purple’ (Verbena canadensis) makes for a sprawling groundcover that appreciates full sun. Well-drained soil is a must. Gorgeous in containers and borders, verbena also may naturalize and can be used for erosion control. Gardeners in USDA Zone 6 or colder grow ‘Homestead Purple’ as a long-blooming annual. Butterflies find its vibrant purple flowers hard to ignore.

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