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Moss Verbena

The five petalled Verbena flowers are dainty and attractive.  This one is in purple.  I am told they are found in a few other colours too.  They have these nicely divided leaves giving the plant a delicate look.  Supposedly a no fuss plant they are ideal for ground cover.  They are used extensively in buterfly gardening, since the flower is a favourite of the winged creature.

Botanical name: Glandularia pulchella    Family: Verbenaceae (Verbena family)

Picture taken at Lodi Gardens, New Delhi

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2 responses »

  1. thank you! i’ve been wondering what the name of this plant is.

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  2. Hi, I came over from Arati’s blog. I wanted to know the name of this bloom…glad I stopped by. Pretty photos!

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