Genus of about 250 species of annuals, perennials and subshrubs, some of them tuberous or rhizomatous. They occur in usually open and sunny habitats such as prairies, wasteland and roadsides and in open woodland (some species prefer moist sites, others dry).

Almost all are from tropical and temperate regions of North, Central and South America with a few from southern Europe.

The UK representative is the herb vervain, V. officinalis, a perennial of roadsides and waste places especially on chalky soils.

It had many uses in medicine and was used as a charm against witches and devils.



Further Reading....
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Annuals, perennials and subshrubs
  • Full sun
    Protect with winter mulch in frosty areas
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, leaf hoppers, thrips, slugs
    Place of origin
    Tropical and temperate regions North, Central, South America,southern Europe
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant

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VERBENA bonariensis

VERBENA bonariensis

violet-purple. Tall growing

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VERBENA officinalis var grandiflora 'Bampton'

VERBENA officinalis var grandiflora 'Bampton'


upright, fine, wiry branches. Deep purple foliage and small, purplish-pink flowers

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