Homestead purple verbena is a perennial plant with 2-inch wide purple flowers and a spreading foliage, according to the San Francisco Gate. It grows well in U.S. Department of Agriculture hardiness zones seven through 10.
Homestead purple verbena is a hardy plant with drought and heat tolerance. It is known for its vigor and ability to thrive in a variety of soil conditions. It is a full-sun plant that is often used as ground cover and as a trailing plant to over retaining walls. Homestead purple verbena needs to be watered only when the soil is dry and cut back around the end of summer.