Glandularia gooddingii Gooding's Verbena
Red Yucca Verbena gooddingii Glandularia gooddingii
Common Name Mojave verbena, Gooding's verbena
Latin Name Verbena gooddingii
Family Verbenaceae
Sunset zones / USDA zones 7-24,29,30 / 8b-10
Type / Form Shrub / Small (Ground cover)
Native Habitat Washes and dry slopes from Texas plains to Mojave Desert
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water None to once per week
Exposure Full sun
Height X Width Maximum 2 feet X 4 feet, usually 1 foot X 1 foot
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Grey-green velvety
Flowers Pale lavender-blue flowers from February to November, fragrant
Bark / Roots  
Maintenance Low
Propagation Seed
Pests and diseases  
Landscape uses Ground cover, low maintenance, foliage accent, parkways, bedding
Garden Suitability Thornless, Fragrant, Sonoran, Butterfly, Fire Retardant
Ornamental Value Pale lavender-blue flowers from February to November, fragrant
Nature Value Butterflies and bees use flowers
Native American Uses None known
Links  
    Images http://www.mojavenp.org/verbena_gooddingii_mojave_national_preserve.htm
    Images and data http://www.delange.org/Verbena/Verbena.htm
    Images and data http://www.fireflyforest.com/flowers/1163/glandularia-gooddingii-southwestern-mock-vervain/
    Images and data http://www.desertmuseumdigitallibrary.org/public/detail.php?id=ASDM00915
    Images and data http://wc.pima.edu/Bfiero/tucsonecology/plants/wflow_gove.htm
    Images and data http://cals.arizona.edu/pima/gardening/aridplants/Verbena_gooddingii.html
    Images and data http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Verbenaceae/Verbena_gooddingii.html
    Data http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_JM_treatment.pl?Verbena+gooddingii
    Nursery, images, and data http://www.laspilitas.com/plants/686.htm
    Nursery, images, and data http://www.cnplx.info/nplx/species?taxon=Verbena+gooddingii
    Distribution http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=GLGO
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