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Scientific Name: Glandularia canadensis ( syn. Verbena )
Pronunciation: glan-doo-LAIR-ee-uh kan-uh-DEN-siss
Common Name: trailing verbena
Family Name: Verbenaceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features: Leaves lobed, bases triangular; flowers pink to purple, in terminal clusters forming a flat-topped inflorescence.
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Habit: Arching, Irregular, Pendulous, Spreading
Form: Irregular, Mounded, Weeping
Texture: Medium - fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.2 - 0.4m
Spread:0.6 - 1.0m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Canada - eastern
Hardiness Rating: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Low
Landscape Uses: Alpine, Attract butterflies, Bedding plant, Container planting, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Hanging basket, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Rock garden, Small garden/space
Additional Info: Google. Cultivars shown include V. 'Homestead Purple'.
trailing verbena
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Lobed, Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Pubescent
Colour in Fall: Dark-green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Ovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Cuneate, Truncate
Margins: Ciliate, Crenate, Dentate

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Corymb-like, Spike
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Salverform
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Purple, Violet, Pink, Blue, Red, White
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Fruit Type: Nut
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Not showy, nutlet

Bark or Stem Colour:

Propagation: Seed, Layering
Plant Care:
Pest Susceptibility: Aphids or adelgids, Mildew, Mites, Scale insects, Slugs or snails, Whitefly or psyllids, ( Deer resistant, Rabbit resistant, Drought resistant )
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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