Caring for Perennials: Verbena

A Guide to Caring for Perennials: Verbena

PLANTING: Choose a sunny location, where soil is well-drained. Space plants as listed.

  • ‘Hot Lips’. 2 to 3 feet apart. Zones 7-10.
  • ‘Pink Parfait’. 2 to 21/2 feet apart. Zones 7-10.
  • ‘Sissinghurst’. 2 to 21/2 feet apart. Zones 5 (with protection)-9.
  • ‘Tukana Scarlet’. 2 to 3 feet apart. Zones 6-9.

MAINTENANCE: Water plants during extended periods of drought. If necessary, plants may be divided in spring. In areas north of hardiness zones, dig up plants in the fall and winter over in a frost-free cold frame. Zones various.

Where to plant:Light Requirements: Full Sun

Moisture Requirements: Dry, Moist, Well-drained

Soil Tolerance: Clay, Normal, Loamy, Poor

Spacing: Mound-Shaped, Height 24 in, Width 24 in

Uses: Fall Color, Border, Containers, Cut Flowers, Outdoor

Bloom Start to End: Early Summer - Early Fall

General Planting Instructions

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