Verbena

Verbena rigida

Verbena - Verbena rigida

Common Name: Verbena
Genus: Verbena
Species: rigida

Category: Annuals & Biennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has fragrant flowers/foliage, Good for wildlife, Long flowering period

Hardiness: Half-HardyHeight: 0.60 m (60 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.40 m (40 cm)

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

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

A neat low-growing Verbena producing lax clusters of fragrant bright purple or magenta flowers from June to September. This jewel-like perennial is perfect for a sheltered sunny well-drained spot. Associating well with grey and silver-leaved plants it's wonderful used in generous drifts for infilling a traditional knot garden.

  • Garden care: In areas prone to frost apply a deep dry winter mulch around the crown of the plant.

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