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Verbena x hybrida

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
ver-BEE-nah BY HYE-brid-ah
Description

Garden Verbena can be trailing to upright plants and are grown as annuals in most areas. They have moderate drought tolerance and showy flowers with a long bloom season. Trailing varieties do well in containers or hanging baskets. Upright varieties look great in a border. Deadhead spent blooms to encourage more flowers.

Cultivars:
  • 'Aztec Dark Purple'
  • 'Aztec Lavender'
  • 'Aztec Pink Bicolor'
  • 'Aztec Rose Pink'
  • 'Marie's Rose'
  • 'Obsession Lavender'
  • 'Obsession Pink'
Tags:
#hummingbirds#red#fall#white#pink#sun#pollinators#partial shade#annual#summer#blue#drought tolerant#spring#salmon#apricot#apvg#cpp
Cultivars:
  • 'Aztec Dark Purple'
  • 'Aztec Lavender'
  • 'Aztec Pink Bicolor'
  • 'Aztec Rose Pink'
  • 'Marie's Rose'
  • 'Obsession Lavender'
  • 'Obsession Pink'
Tags:
#hummingbirds#red#fall#white#pink#sun#pollinators#partial shade#annual#summer#blue#drought tolerant#spring#salmon#apricot#apvg#cpp
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Verbena
    Family:
    Verbenaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Seed
    Stem Cutting
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    South America
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Spreading
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Maintenance:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    9a, 9b, 10a, 10b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Gold/Yellow
    Pink
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Long-lasting
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Star
    Flower Petals:
    4-5 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    Small five-petaled flowers in rounded 3-inch clusters on the end of branches from late spring to fall
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Feel:
    Soft
    Leaf Shape:
    Oblong
    Leaf Margin:
    Serrate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    4 inch oblong toothed leaves are gray-green to dark green in color.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Hanging Baskets
    Landscape Theme:
    Cottage Garden
    Drought Tolerant Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Attracts:
    Hummingbirds
    Pollinators