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Verbena bonariensis (Verbena)

Verbena bonariensis (Verbena)
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Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Spiky Foliage / Spiky Upright Form, Architectural Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Purple Flowers (Summer), Dark green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Very hardy, Drought Tolerant, Seaside Friendly
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Verbena bonariensis - Cultivation Notes

This fast growing and reliable upright flowering herbaceous plant is much in demand for its long flowering season, all round toughness and fast establishment. It is ideal for back of border or for planting in amongst grasses and other herbaceous plants where. This plant flourishes in sunny spot in moist or dry spots . Cut back in winter. Mulch occasionally and allow to self seed.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Verbena bonariensis:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils

Design & Plant Use for Verbena bonariensis:

  • Summer flowering plant suitable for drift planting
  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Architectural plant with dramatic foliage suitable for hot dry spot
  • Ideal for informal cottage garden style planting

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Common Missspellings: Vabena, Vibena, Vybena, Verbina, Verbyna

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