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Verbena bonariensis

Our Ref No : 1572 £3.50 Stock : 10 Availability: In Stock
Tall popular perennial with masses of wiry stems topped by attractive clouds of rosy-lavender blooms. Looks fantastic in mixed border or with tall grasses. Height 2m. Full sun. Good for bees and butterflies.
Genus: Verbena
Species: bonariensis
Plant type: herb/sub-shrub
Life cycle: perennial
Hardiness: Frost hardy: the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -5C or 23F.
Leaf shape: lance-shaped or lanceolate, oblong
Leaf margin: dentate or toothed
Leaf arrangement: rosette
Approx leaf length (cm): 13
Can be grown from: seeds or cuttings
Soil conditions: chalky well drained soil.
Water needs: Semi-moist conditions Tolerates drought
Light requirements: Full sun
Cultivation methods: They are marginally frost hardy to frost tender, Grow them in medium, well-drained soil in full sun or at most partial-shade. You can propagate from seed in the autumn or spring, from stem cuttings in summer or autumn,
Interest and use: Walls, rock garden
Min height (m): 1
Max height (m): 2
Min spread (m): 0.3
Max spread (m): 0.45
Flower type: Panicle; arranged in clusters on flexible stems
Flower colour: purple
Size of inflorescence: Medium (3 to 10 cm)
Fragrance: fragrant flowers
Min growing temp (C): 10
Max growing temp (C): 33
Min optimum temp (C): 16
Growth habit: upright, clump forming
Climatic zone: 9
Origin: S. America
Blooming time start: Mid summer
Blooming time end: Early autumn
50 seeds