Description: Homestead Purple Verbena has a new member in it’s family, Homestead Red. This verbena, like the purple, is the most cold hardy verbena out there. In the South, the bright red bloom clusters can start as early as March and continue into the fall until the first frost. According to one source, this plant can spread up to 6 feet. Others didn’t seem quite as optimistic. If this is the case and it starts taking over, simply keep it cut back to the size that you desire.
Spacing: Plant 12″ to 16″ apart.
Height: Grows 6″ to 10″ tall.
How To Grow: Plant in full sun.
Outstanding Features: Attracts bees, butterflies and birds. Arkansas Select Plant for 2001.
Tips: Average water needs.
Uses: Garden Bed, Landscapes, Rock Gardens