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Verbena catharinae 'Lavender Frappe'

Lavender Frappe Catharine's Verbena

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Item #: 9573

Zones: 7b to 10b, at least

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 1" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Brazil

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)


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Verbena 'Lavender Frappe' is a 2011 Plant Delights/JLBG introduction of a fantastic Yucca Do selection of the little-known Verbena catharinae from the extreme southern tip of Brazil. In appearance, Verbena catharinae looks like a flat growing form of Verbena tenuisecta, but after handling our brutal 2010/2011 winter without a blink, we knew we had something special. The 1" tall drought-tolerant carpet of finely dissected green foliage is topped all spring and summer with short 2" tall spikes of medium purple flowers. Verbena 'Lavender Frappe' makes a 3' wide patch in one year. We have no idea how much cold this will tolerate, but 7 degrees F wasn't a problem here.