Abronia vilosa | Desert Sand Verbena

Wildflower annual. Despite its name, this is not a Verbena but looks much like one. With the right recipe for rain, the purple flowers of Desert Sand Verbena are a common sight in late winter-early spring, carpeting sand dunes in desert areas. Start from seed sown in place in the fall.

Water Requirement: very low

Sun Exposure: reflected sun, full sun

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 1 feet high

Width: 2 feet wide

Foliage Color: light green

Flower Color: purple

Flower Season: spring, winter

Wildlife: bees