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Other common names
hardy garden verbena large-veined verbena
slender vervain veined verbena
Verbena can be annuals, perennials or sub-shrubs, with toothed or pinnately lobed leaves and small salver-shaped flowers in spikes, panicles or corymbs in summer or autumn
V. rigida is a tuberous perennial to 60cm, grown as an annual, with oblong leaves and clusters of fragrant, bright purple flowers on branched stems in late summer
Brazil & Argentina
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Best grown in moist but well-drained soil in full sun
Propagate by seed or stem tip cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Garden Edging
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be attacked by slugs, leafhoppers and aphids
May be subject to powdery mildews
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hardy garden verbena
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