Moss Verbena Verbena Tenuisecta is a tender perennial native to South America. Moss Verbena seeds can be started directly outdoors, and this plant that can be grown as a perennial in USDA zones 7-11 or as an annual elsewhere. Also commonly called Cutleaf Verbena and South American Mock Vervain, Verbena Tenuisecta is a stunning flowering plant that blooms in spring and summer with spike-like clusters of 5 to 15, blue to purple and violet to lilac flowers. The blooming Moss Verbena is a good source of nectar for honeybees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.
Moss Verbena is perfect for roadside plantings and reclamation, and its low-growing, spreading growth makes Moss Verbena an ideal drought-resistant, evergreen ground cover with aromatic, ferny, finely cut foliage. Moss Verbena is great for growing in containers, pots, rock gardens, and meadows. Another botanical name of this plant is Glandularia Pulchella, and grown from Verbena Tenuisecta seeds, Moss Verbena establishes with ease, withstanding drought and tolerating poor soils and re-seeding freely.
Height: 6-12 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Average/Dry/Moist well-drained, pH 5.8-7.2
USDA Zones: 7-11 (As Perennial) All Regions of North America (As Annual)
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (6-8 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Fall
Seed Depth: 1/16 Inch
Germination Time: 20-40 Days