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Verbena chamaedryfolia

Vervain

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Features

  • BloomsJune to October
  • Height0.06m to 0.1m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.6m
  • Growth HabitCarpet
  • Flower ColourBright red
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Verbena chamaedryfolia (Vervain). This is a fast growing semi-evergreen perennial with oblong to lance-shaped toothed leaves. The corymb-like spikes are borne from early summer to mid autumn bearing salverform bright red flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Semi-evergreen, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

N.C.S America, S.Europe.

Interest and use

Beds and window boxes

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Medium
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

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,

Propagation

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

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