Verbena Montevidensis is a perennial, a plant that grows for several years. It is also known as trailing lantana, lantana, weeping lantana, trailing lavender, trailing shrub verbena and purple trailing lantana. It relatively disease-free.
Verbena Montevidensis has dark green leaves that are 1 inch long. The flowers can be pink, yellow, crimson or lavender and grow in clusters. It can grow to a height of 6 inches to 2 feet, and the vines can grow to 10 feet long.
Verbena Montevidensis is hardy in zones 10 and 11, the hottest climates in the continental United States and in Hawaii. It will die back to the ground at 28 degrees, but will grow again when the weather warms.
Verbena Montevidensis likes full sun. It is not fussy about the type of soil and does not need much water.
Verbena Montevidensis is a good choice for a butterfly garden. It is also used as a ground cover and will grow in containers and hanging baskets.
Both the leaves and flowers of the Verbena Montevidensis are toxic. Pets and livestock can become sick.
Verbena Montevidensis, ground covers, lantana shrubs, trailing lantana
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