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Stachytarpheta sanguinea, False Vervain, Snake-weed

Stachytarpheta sanguinea

False Vervain, Snake-weed
Family: Verbenaceae
Origin: Brazil
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

It bears small red flowers that grow along tall bracts that are favored by butterflies. It is indigenous to most parts of tropical America and, although some consider it a semi-invasive weed, it is sometimes cultivated as an ornamental plant for its red flowers and deeply-serrated, dark green leaves.


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Stachytarpheta sanguinea, False Vervain, Snake-weed
Stachytarpheta sanguinea, False Vervain, Snake-weed
Stachytarpheta sanguinea, False Vervain, Snake-weed
Stachytarpheta sanguinea, False Vervain, Snake-weed


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/stachytarpheta_sanguinea.htm