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Common Name

VERBENA bonariensis

Endless small mauve flowers July-Nov on a tracery of tall branching stems. A lovely see through plant. Ht. 150cm. Sp. 60cm. Sun. Good drainage. Self seeds. In cold areas take cuttings in autumn. AGM.

9cm Pot


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Plant Details: VERBENA bonariensis


Species: bonariensis

Common name: Vervain

Family: Verbenaceae

Origin: S. America

Flower colour: Purple

Flower month: Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Flower scent: None

Foliage colour: Green

Hardy: Hardy

Soil type: Well drained soil

Aspect: Sun

Evergreen: Deciduous

Height: 150

Spread: 60

Flower type: Single

Foliage style: None

Leaf colour: Green

Seed colour: Brown, Silver

Self: NO

Suggested Container: None

Self seeding: YES

Protect from slugs: Yes

Winter grow conditions: Outside sheltered

Container Compost: Soil or Loam Based

Year of introduction: YES

Web rating: Woottens rating 10/10

Special uses: Butterflies, Bees

Pot Size: 1 x 9cm Pot

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