DORMANTA blooming machine of large rich velvety purple flowers – Verbena blooms from May through the summer until frost – a great choice for the low-maintenance garden. Be sure to allow plenty of room.Prefers full sun in well-drained soil. Must cut back spent blossoms to encourage new blooms. Remove top 1/4 of plant periodically to force new buds. Plants will have a sprawling habit which can be trained into a more compact shape through regular pruning.