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Other common names
Verbena 'Sissinghurst' Verbena 'Tenerife'
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
'Sissinghurst' is a spreading semi-evergreen perennial to 20cm in height, with dark green, pinnatifid leaves and flat clusters 4-6cm across of small bright magenta-pink flowers
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 division in spring or by softwood cuttings using stem tip in late summer
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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