Verbena macdougalii 'Lavender Spires'

Verbena macdougalii ‘Lavender Spires’

Macdougal verbena

  • Botanical name: Verbena macdougalii 'Lavender Spires'
  • Common name: Macdougal verbena
  • Family: Verbenaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
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Verbena macdougalii ‘Lavender Spires’ is an elegant perennial bearing small purple flowers held on spikes at the ends of branching stems.


Flowering from midsummer and well into autumn, Verbena macdougalii ‘Lavender Spires’ is a fantastic partner to agastaches, salvias, dahlias and floaty ornamental grasses.


For best results, grow Verbena macdougalii ‘Lavender Spires’ in full sun in moist, well-drained soil.

How to grow Verbena 'Lavender Spires'

  • Plant size

    1.6m height

    60cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border


  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Verbena 'Lavender Spires' and wildlife

Verbena 'Lavender Spires' is known for attracting bees, butterflies​/​moths and other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Attractive to Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Verbena 'Lavender Spires' poisonous?

Verbena 'Lavender Spires' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

Plants that go well with Verbena 'Lavender Spires'