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Verbena tenera var. maonettii

Vervain

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to September
  • Height0.6m
  • Growth HabitSemi-trailing
  • Flower ColourRed, pale purple
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Verbena tenera var. maonettii (Vervain). This is a low-spreading perennial which will produce oval, deeply cut, toothed, green leaves on spreading stems. The flowers are produced in terminal clusters of small tubular blooms, which are red-violet with a white margin on the petals and will appear in mid summer to early autumn. They are marginally frost hardy and will grow 15cm tall.

Characteristics

Perennial, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

N.C.S America, S.Europe.

Interest and use

Beds and window boxes

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°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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