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Verbena peruviana ‘Alba’

Vervain

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Features

  • BloomsJune to October
  • Height0.1m to 1m
  • Growth HabitCarpet
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Verbena peruviana ‘Alba’ (Vervain). This is a low creeping perennial, with oval, toothed mid-green leaves which form a carpet. The flower heads are small, tubular scarlet flowers with spreading petals which are produced in early summer to mid autumn.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

N.C.S America, S.Europe.

Interest and use

Walls, rock garden, borders, ground cover

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Needs

  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy
  • Soil pH8.0 to 5.0
  • 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. 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.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Rabbits and deer may eat

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