Verbena bonariensis 'Vanity'
For those times when ordinary V. bonariensis is a little too extra, bring on this cute half-size version. Topping out at a neat 30", 'Vanity' can handle the heat, the dry soil, your lack of deadheading, and will keep pumping out those butterfly-attracting clusters of classic purple blooms from mid-summer on. Sure, you can use it as a cut, but with its deeper purple shade and tidy habit, it might be just the thing for containers. Fleuroselect Gold Medal winner and All America Selection, so it's wowing the judges up on both sides of the pond!