- Botanical name: Verbena bonariensis
- Common name: Purpletop vervain
- Family: Verbenaceae
- Plant Type: Perennial
Verbena bonarines have long, narrow, sparsely leafy stems with flattened heads of bright lavender-purple flowers at the end of summer. This ornament is perfect for bringing height to the border and also works well in ornamental grass prairie style plant schemes. It’s a great butterfly plant, even competing with friends.
Grow Verbina Bonirens in moist but well-drained soil throughout the sun. Under the right conditions, plants will plant their seeds freely, but in colder climates, they may need protection from the cold. Leave dead poles to provide interest in winter and to add annual manure with good manure or compost.
How to grow Verbena bonarines?
Grow in well-drained or well-drained, mild fertile soil in moist sun. In cold areas, protect from dry winter mulch.
Spread through seeds in pots at 18-21 C in early spring or sow by yourself.
Suggested planting sites and types of gardens
Wallside Borders Flower Borders and Beds Beach Gravel Garden City and Courtyard Garden Cottage and Informal Garden Prairie Planting.
How to care Verbena bonarines?
With the decline of the spring season when new growth emerges from the base. Deadhead in the fall if seeds are not needed.
Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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