Abronia umbellata

Purple Sand Verbena

Plant family: Nyctaginaceae - Four O'Clock

Rating:

Plant type: Groundcover, Slope Stabilizer, Succulent

Plant origin: N/A, California

 
Container Avail Qty Add to
My List
Price
One Gallon 0   12.99

Add to My List

Flower Color Pink, Pink to Deep Red
Blooming Season Spring, Summer
Height 0-1 feet
Spread 1-5 feet, Spreading
Sun / Shade   
Monthly Water
> Learn More
Wildlife Friendliness Rating
Plant Community > Learn More

Coastal Strand

Best Soil Conditions > Learn More

Sand, Sandy Loam, Salt

Special Characteristic

Attracts Wildlife, Salt Tolerant, Slope Stabilizer

Plant Highlights

This Verbena has rose-pink to purple flowers and is a perennial. It tolerates seaside conditions and makes a great ground cover for undisturbed sandy coastal areas. However, it dislikes weeds and in order to have the best looking plant, weeds must be contained. This plant makes a great soil stabilizer in sandy conditions. It does best when it can enjoy a constant low level of moisture but dislikes excessive watering or excessive drought. It grows naturally throughout the Western states and can hybridize with the rarer Abronia maritima.

Leave us a comment, your rating and/or your favorite picture

Please share your thoughts with us about this plant. We would like to hear about the good things and the problems. We also would appreciate seeing any photos and have you rate this plant. To leave comments or to rate a plant you must be registered.



 

 

Comments

No comments for this plant.