Glandularia gooddingii
Goodings Verbena

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Butterfly FriendlyFull SunPart ShadeBird Friendly
DESCRIPTION

Goodings Verbena
Glandularia gooddingii

- Plant listed for information only. Not currently being sold at Garden Centers
This perennial groundcover has pleasing gray-green foliage on spreading branches that produce a delightful display of pinkish purple flowers spring through fall if given a little extra moisture in summer. Versatile enough to be used in containers and along walkways, it attracts butterflies and birds

BENEFITS
  • Attracts butterflies and other beneficial insects
  • Hummingbirds are attracted to the pink-purple flowers
  • Fast growing groundcover
  • Fairly drought tolerant once established
  • Flowers for an extended period of time
  • Easy to grow and very low maintenance
NATIVE INFO

Native Range

Sandy soils, washes, rocky slopes from 3960-6600 feet.

Interesting Facts

 

Hummingbird nests are tiny but well built. It takes the female almost a week to build, making over one hundred trips a day. The foundation is made of spider webs followed by a soft layer of moss and leaf bits then more spider webs.

 

GROWING TIPS

 

Low maintenance,  cut back in mid summer to remove spent blooms.

 

Mature Size: 6-12in. Tall x 1-3ft. Wide

Hardiness Zone: 6-8

Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade

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