Beach Verbena is a Sprawling native, perennial wildflower making an excellent nectar source for butterflies and other pollinators with lovely clusters of lavender flowers blooming in Spring. Native to Eastern Coastline and Florida endanger wildflower. The beautiful flowers are perfect for dried flower arrangements. Verbena was considered a sacred plant in northern Europe and is said to have been included in love potions. It has been used traditionally in Italian folk medicine for rheumatic pain and wounds and in Ayurvedic medicine as a contraceptive. Verbena is said to be a medicinal plant in Argentina and Paraguay.
Hardiness Zone: 8-10
Light: Full sun
Mature Growth: 2-3 feet high
Soil: average to sandy, well drained
Drought and Salt tolerant
Blooms: Early Spring – Fall
Wildlife: Flowers are attractive to butterflies & bees