Phyla incisa

General Information

  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun/Shade
  • Full Shade
  • Very Low Water Requirement
  • Very Low Maintenance
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Pollinator
  • Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Texas Native
  • Central Texas Native

Common Names

Frog Fruit

Plant Description

Sun/part shade; semi-evergreen; a low-growing, low-maintenance, groundcover that spreads quickly and clambers over baskets and walls. The verbena flowers resemble lantana and attract butterflies.

Frogfruit is commercially available, but can also be found growing in sunny natural areas where transplants can easily be taken.

Plant Details


coupon eligible: Yes

watersaver: Yes

flower color: White

freeze hardy: No

wildlife: Butterflies, Pollinators, Butterfly Larvae, Bees

sunlight requirements: Full Shade, Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

soil types: Clay, Garden Mixed, Sandy, Thin

invasive: No



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