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Verbena in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Verbena bonariensis

 

Verbena

Tall perennial, up to 2m. in height, with branching stems bearing large, branched clusters of small purple flowers which attract bees, butterflies, and other pollinators.

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plant Features
  • Verbena likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Verbena likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Verbena is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Verbena likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
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plant information

Common name

Verbena

Latin name

Verbena bonariensis

type

Perennial

family

Verbenaceae

ph

6.5 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Verbena likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Verbena is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Verbena likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Verbena likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Verbena is 0.45meters x 2.00meters 0.45 M 2.00 M

Verbena bonariensis

Tall perennial, up to 2m. in height, with branching stems bearing large, branched clusters of small purple flowers which attract bees, butterflies, and other pollinators.


Flowering

From Early Summer TO Mid Autumn

Long flowering season, from early Summer to mid Autumn

 

Planting

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Plant in Spring, or sow seeds in Spring.

 

Propagating by seed

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Will self-seed, but also seeds can be started off indoors in early Spring

 
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