Verbena bonariensis

  • Verbena bonariensis  giant verbena
giant verbena

Self supporting wiry stems 3 to 6 feet tall, 2 foot spread or more with tiny, fragrant, lilac purple flowers in large clusters summer into fall. Self sows. Full sun, tolerates drought and heat. Effective when under planted with gray foliage. Good cut flower. Can reseed and be invasive.