Glandularia 'Homestead Purple'
vervain ( syn. Verbena )
- available to order from autumn
- 9cm pot
This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.
- Position: full sun
- Soil: moist, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: June to September
- Hardiness: frost hardy (will need winter protection)
This vigorous ground hugging perennial produces masses of medium to dark flowers all through summer. It is a brilliant plant for pots or window boxes, or simply spilling out from the front of a mixed border. The bees and butterflies will flock to this colourful little gem.
Garden care: Protect plants from the cold weather by applying a dry winter mulch around the crown.