verbena bonariensis seeds

£3

Tall, ornamental, purple... a few of the many things we love about verbena. These wildflower beauties, welcome in late summer with vibrant blooms that will add layers of delight and prairie vibes in your garden beds and pots.

BOTANICAL NAME
Verbena Bonariensis

NICKNAMES
Verbena, Purple Top, Argentinian Vervain, Tall Vervain

QUANTITY
200 seeds

PLANT SIZE
Height: 2.5m
Width: 50cm

CONTAINER SIZE
15cm deep

SOWING
Indoor: Jan-Apr
Outdoor: Apr-Jun

GROW TIME
Germination: 7-10 days
Flowering: 90 days

SPACING
Sow: 3cm apart
Plant: 25cm apart

WHAT THEY LOVE
Light: Full Sun
Soil: Moist but well-drained
Water: Regular in hot weather
Food: Every 3 months in the growing season

COMPANION PLANTS
Rudbeckia + Cosmos

OUR TIPS
Cut back in Spring as new growth starts to appear, plant in well drained soil to avoid loosing the plant over winter to water logging.

BRINGS TO YOUR GARDEN
Pollinators
Makes the bees happy
Long-lasting summer blooms
Great for pots

HARVESTING
Cut spent flowers regularly to extend the flowering season.

MAKES FOR GREAT...
Cut flowers for a vase
Quick garden colours

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