‘Homestead Purple’ is one of the most popular trailing verbenas. It is a vigorous plant with large dark purple flower clusters. ‘Homestead Purple’ has excellent heat tolerance, deep green foliage and is a profuse bloomer from early spring until fall frost. Discovered growing on an old Georgia homestead.
This rampant perennial is topped with a mass of bright purple blooms that start in the spring and continue until frost. Its leaves are deep green, scalloped, coarse-textured and up to 4 inches long.
The plant’s stem trails across the ground and turns up at the tips. Flowers are borne in finger-like spikes that are held above the foliage. The flowers grow to 3 inches long and are crowded with individual five-petaled, trumpet-shaped florets.