Plant Profile

Plant Profile

Verbina lilacina 'De La Mina'
verbina lilac

  • verbinalilacina

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Drought tolerant perennial from Cedros Island, discovered by Carol Bornstein while at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Lavender/purple fragrant flowers from early spring through fall. Grows in semi – shade to full sun. Size about 2-1/2′ x 2-1/2′. Excellent  butterfly plant.

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Plant Facts & Observations

Identification

Botanical Name

Verbina lilacina 'De La Mina'

Common Name

verbina lilac

Origin

California Native

Characteristics

Plant Type

Perennial

Growth Rate

Fast growth rate

Mature Size

2-1/2' tall × 2-1/2' wide

Flower Color

Lavender / Purple

Blooming Season

Flowers Spring / Summer / Fall

Foliage

Evergreen

Wildlife Value

Bees, Butterflies

Climactic Requirements

Light

Full Sun / Filtered Sun / Part Shade / Full sun on coast / afternoon shade inland

Water

Drought Tolerant / Occasional
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