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Verbena hybrida ‘Amethyst’

Vervain

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to September
  • Height0.3m to 1m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourBlue white centres
  • Leaf ColourMid green to deep green

Description

Verbena hybrida ‘Amethyst’ (Vervain). A bushy, fairly slow-growing annual bearing oval, serrated, mid green to deep green leaves. In mid summer and early autumn, small, tubular, lobed, blue flowers centred white, are borne.

Characteristics

Annual, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

N.E. America

Interest and use

Fragrance, ground cover, border, edging, cutting bed, container, window-box

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • 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.

Propagation

You can propagate from seed in the autumn or spring, from stem cuttings in summer or autumn. When sowing seed, you should cover it with black plastic after sowing, and let them germinate in the dark.

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