Verbena 'Abbeville'

Common name(s): hardy verbena

Description: perennial; allegedly a hybrid of Verbena canadensis discovered along a roadside near Abbeville, South Carolina and introduced by Goodness Grows Nursery of Georgia. Fast-growing and long-blooming fragrant light purple flower clusters in summer. Very popular with butterflies and other pollinators. 

Height: to 6 in. Spread: to 3 ft.

Position: full sun and well-draining soil

Uses: ornamental, to attract pollinators

Winter Hardiness: to 10 F and lower with sufficient drainage