VERBENA bonariensis

Violet-purple. Tall growing
Further Reading....
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Violet purple
  • Height
    To 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Stiff, upright, open, clump-forming perennial with rough, branching stems bearing a few oblong-lance-shaped, wrinkled leaves to 13cm (5in) long with toothed margins. Produces flowers 6mm (¼in) across in flat heads to 5cm (2in) across from midsummer to autumn.
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
    Protect with winter mulch in frosty areas

VERBENA bonariensis

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £11.00 each , 10+ £10.00 each 
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre - Early in the year, typically January til end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch
Seeds may be available, check buying options below.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant. Superb for butterflies. Goldfinches are attracted to seedheads.Short-lived but self-seeds to give strong plants.
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, leaf hoppers, thrips, slugs
    Place of origin
    South America (Brazil to Argentina)
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Bird friendly
    Butterfly friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
to 2m (6½ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Average Person
  45cm (18in)

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