Brazilian Vervain Verbena Seeds

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Rose-violet to lavender blooms at the tips of tall, strong stems create a light, airy wave of color through the flower bed. Very attractive to butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Reseeds itself readily - a welcome volunteer! Also called tall or purple top verbena, purpletop vervain and South American Verbena.

$1.89 100 mg

Botanical Name: Verbena bonariensis

Family: Verbenaceae

Native: South America

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 7–11

Plant Dimensions: 3'–4' tall and 1'–3' wide

Variety Information: 2"–3" clusters of small (¼") purple flowers.

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Summer to frost

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant

When to Sow Outside: 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is 65° –75°F.

When to Start Inside: 10 to 12 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 14–28 days

Seed Depth: Barely cover

Seed Spacing: A group of 6 seeds every 18"–24"

Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 18"–24"

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Brazilian Vervain Verbena Seeds Reviews

4 reviews
Vervain verbena,, butterfly magnet
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This should be in everyone's garden! The butterflies just love it . It is so graceful and the little flowers are simply beautiful. Also hard to find it seems.
shelly l benner

Slow but Lovely
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I found Verbena bonariensis took forever to sprout and take off and when I first grew it a couple years back I half-decided it wasn't worth doing again. However, I didn't realize it was a persistent perennial that grows and takes care of itself after that initial investment! I moved some plants I'd put too close to a walkway and they transplanted beautifully. Growing some more this year for the backyard. These flowers are absolutely beautiful and look amazing in a cut flower arrangement or with a little flower sprig tucked under the ribbon of a gift.
Andrea
Owner Response: Andrea, We love them too! Butterflies seem to flock to them and they are great as cut flowers. We can't wait for spring!

Still trying!
Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Jul 16, 2019
I have no been successful sprouting this gorgeous plant! Will keep trying, it's probably something on my end!
Triniti
Owner Response: Hi Triniti, Try sowing then in cells or small pots with moistened seed starting mix and refrigerating them for 2-3 weeks before sprouting them--this may help.

Tall, graceful and lovely filler
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Brazilian Vervain Verbenais hard to find so when found them on Botanical Interests site, I grabbed couple of packets. I successfully winter sowed one packet, and direct-sowed another packet. These gems are perfect in between fuller plants. The stems are very slender with almost no leaves to speak of, so they work best mixed in with other plants, not on their own. I have them inter-planted between calendula, peony poppies, cosmos and zinnia, and the result is gorgeous. Pollinators love them and they are great in flower arrangements too.
Mary

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