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Verbena ‘Sissinghurst’

Vervain

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  • Verbena ‘Sissinghurst’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Verbena ‘Sissinghurst’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.15m to 0.2m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.5m
  • Growth HabitCarpet
  • Flower ColourBright pink
  • Leaf ColourGreen
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Verbena ‘Sissinghurst’ (Vervain). This mat-forming perennial has bright pink flowers during the summer with medium green leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

N.C.S America, S.Europe.

Interest and use

This good for edging a path or growing in a tub.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Medium
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are marginally frost hardy to frost tender min 1C. Grow them in medium, well-drained soil in full sun or at most partial-shade.

Propagation

You can propagate from seed in the autumn or spring, from stem cuttings in summer or autumn.

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