Verbena hybrids

Botanical Name: Verbena hybrids/Verbena x hybrida

Phonetic: Ver-BEAN-uh High-Bridz

Common Name(s): Garden Verbena

Family: Verbenaceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Persistence: Short-lived

Leaf Type: Simple, oblong                                  
Leaf Color: Gray-green to dark-green
Texture: Soft
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Late spring to fall
Flower Color(s): Blue, violet, purple, dark red, yellow, white, bicolor

Exposure: Full sun
USDA: 9-10
Growth Rate:                                              
Height: 0.75-1 Feet
Spread: 1-2 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium/2
Soil: Average, medium moisture, well-drained soil
Pest: No serious problems

Features: Showy flowers, attracts butterflies, drought tolerant, low maintenance, some varieties are fragrant, thicker leaves than Verbena peruviana
Uses: Annual, beds, borders, rock gardens, edging, annual ground cover, window boxes, containers, hanging baskets

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