Verbena spp.    (ver-BEAN-ah)

Perennial           Sun      Height 9 -12 inches     Spread 12 -18 inches   Spacing 9 -12 inches


HABIT:  Low, spreading perennial, blooms red, white, salmon, purple all summer.

CULTURE:        Easy to grow in well-drained beds, low water and fertilization requirements.

USES:              Summer color.

PROBLEMS:     Red spider mites occasionally.

NOTES:            The natives are prairie verbena (V. bipinnatifida) and moss verbena (V. tenuisecta). ‘Pink Parfait’ is a beautiful, large-flowered evergreen. The cultivated varieties are good as well.

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