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Naturescapes of Beaufort, SC

Verbena canadensis now Glandularia canadensis (Rose Vervain or Rose Verbena)


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After many years of searching, I finally found the fabled population of Rose Verbena (Glandularia canadensis) in Jasper Co., SC. Many people learned this species as Verbena canadensis but it has been moved to a different genus. The 1′-2′ tall plants scrambled over the irregular terrain left by timber managing equipment.  They were covered with vivid flowers.  The photo doesn’t do them justice.  I was so excited.   I found them on the edge of a road in a pine plantation. The roadside and pine plantation are both sprayed frequently, so I rescued a few  of them to use for propagation material. They were growing on very dry site. I was afraid that they would succumb to diseases under twice daily overhead irrigation, but they are doing fine.  I haven’t garden-tested this plant yet but Illinois wildflowers, http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/prairie/plantx/rs_vervainx.htm  and that they would be relatively resistant to deer and rabbits while attracting butterflies, skippers and long-tongued bees. Interplant with one of the “Deer Baffles” such as Salvia coccinea, Chasmanthium sessiliflorum or Piptochaetium avenaceum if deer are problematic.

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Weight .27 kg
Dimensions 3.5 x 3.5 x 6 in


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