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Verbena Bonariensis

Verbena, Vervain

Type: Perennials
Height: Tall 3-4' (Plant 24" apart)
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Late Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 6-10   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower / Accent: Lavender / Lavender
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Aptly called "verbena on a stick", Verbena Bonariensis has had an avalanche of press coverage in the past year. Tall and airy, these bright lavender clusters are held high on wiry stems that wave in the breeze from mid summer to frost. Self seeds readily, treat as an annual in the North. Garden writers rave about it. Spring shipping only.

Features to Note:

  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • OK in Containers
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • For a Sunny Spot

Verbena General Information:

Verbena Bonariensis are tall and airy producing deep lilac clusters of flowers on stiff, slender stems. Blooms mid-summer through fall. Great for mixed borders. Self-seeds readily.

Verbena Plant Care:

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.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Spring 2015
Plant Code: VEBO