Verbena are good annuals for sunny dry sites. They are available as upright compact plants and as low growing groundcovers. Continuous bloom with clusters of star-shaped flowers at the ends of branches.
Upright and trailing varieties available.
'Aztec' series 3"-6" tall, trailing type
'Babylon' series 3"-6" tall, trailing type
'Carousel' 3"-6" tall, trailing type
'Imagination' 1"-3" tall trailing type
'Obsession' series 6"-12" tall, low mound
'Pink Parfit' 6"-12" tall,. trailing type
'Tapien Pink' 3"-6" tall, trailing type
'Silver Anne' 6"-12" tall, trailing type
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:Needs good drainage
Can be cut back to shape or to keep in bounds if necessary.Cold tolerant annual. Attracts butterflies. Also consider Verbena bonariensis (Brazilian Verbena) as an excellent tall (3') annual for interesting blooms and ability to attract butterflies. Easy from seed and will self sow readily.