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Verbena

Botanical Name
Verbena x hybrida
Hardiness
Half hardy annual
Height
6 to 15 inches
Width
8 to 24 inches
Flowers
Summer: white, lavender, purple, blue, pink, red, apricot, salmon
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 6 to 12 inches apart
  • Deadhead for continual bloom
  • Stops blooming in heat
Problems
Powdery mildew, damping off in seedlings
Varieties
  • Patio - heat tolerant, hot colors
  • Romance Series - compact, denser habit
  • Babylon - PW, compact, less deadheading, heat tolerant, less mildew Imagination - 1993 AAS winner, lacy foliage
  • Peaches & Cream - heat tolerant, salmon and apricot blend
  • Tapien & Tamari - more heat yet cold tolerant, less deadheading

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