Garden Verbena (Verbena x hybrida)-Hort Answers - University of Illinois Extension
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Annual

Garden Verbena
Verbena x hybrida

<em>Verbena</em> 'Sangria'
Verbena 'Sangria'
 
Features

Verbena are good annuals for sunny dry sites. They are available as upright compact plants and as low growing groundcovers. Continuous bloom with clusters of star-shaped flowers at the ends of branches.

 
 
Culture
Full sun in fertile well-drained soils 
 
Cultivars

Upright and trailing varieties available.

'Aztec' series 3"-6" tall, trailing type

'Babylon' series 3"-6" tall, trailing type

'Carousel' 3"-6" tall, trailing type

'Imagination' 1"-3" tall trailing type

'Obsession' series 6"-12" tall, low mound

'Pink Parfit' 6"-12" tall,. trailing type

'Tapien Pink' 3"-6" tall, trailing type

'Silver Anne' 6"-12" tall, trailing type

 
 
Mature Height
6-14 Inches
 
Size
Small
Medium
 
 
Annual Hardiness Type
Half-Hardy Annual
 
 
Bloom Color
Multicolor
Peach
Red
Salmon
White
 
 
Bloom Season
May - October
 
Soil Conditions
Dry
 
 
Exposure/Light Requirements
Full Sun
 
 
Pests and Problems
 
Additional Notes

Can be cut back to shape or to keep in bounds if necessary.Cold tolerant annual. Attracts butterflies. Also consider Verbena bonariensis (Brazilian Verbena) as an excellent tall (3') annual for interesting blooms and ability to attract butterflies. Easy from seed and will self sow readily.

 

 
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