Verbena Brazilian Vervain HEIRLOOM Seeds

Verbena Brazilian Vervain HEIRLOOM Seeds

Verbena bonariensis

Item #1192

Perennial in USDA zones 7 - 11; grown as an annual in cold winter climates. 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 purpletop verbena, purpletop vervain and South American Verbena. Deer resistant.




Perennial

Full sun to light shade

Blooms summer
until fall frost

3’-6’ tall

Days to Emerge:
14-21 days

Seed Depth:
Barely cover

Seed Spacing:
A group of
6 seeds
every 12”

Thinning:
When 1” tall,
thin to 1
every 12”


When to sow outside: 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost.

When to start inside: 10 to 12 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Requires darkness to germinate — press seeds into soil, then barely cover with moist seed mix; do not allow to dry out.

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