Verbena

Verbena 'Claret'

Verbena - Verbena  'Claret'

Common Name: Verbena
Genus: Verbena
Cultivar: 'Claret'

Category: Annuals & Biennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Suitable for growing in containers, Long flowering period

Hardiness: Half-HardyHeight: 0.30 m (30 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.40 m (40 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Purple, Red
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

 Dark claret flowers are produced throughout summer and into autumn above feathery green foliage. A vigorous ground-hugging perennial for a sunny spot which looks lovely in a 'hot' border. It associates really well with yellow and orange flowering plants such as Crocosmia 'George Davison' and Dahlia 'Arabian Night'. It also looks lovely planted in pots on a sunny patio.

  • Garden care: Protect plants from the cold weather by applying a dry winter mulch around the crown.

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