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Other common names
vervain 'Moon River'
Verbena speciosa 'Moon River' Verbena 'Moon River'
Verbena can be annuals, perennials or sub-shrubs, with toothed or pinnately lobed leaves and small, usually 5-petalled, salver-shaped flowers, typically held in spikes or panicles, in summer or autumn
'Moon River' is a bushy, spreading bedding verbena with finely dissected leaves and violet-purple flowers in summer and autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Clay, Sand
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun
Propagate by seed sown in early spring at 18-21ºC
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Garden Edging
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Cut back after flowering
Pests Damage by slugs may be a problem
Susceptible to powdery mildews
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