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Garden Verbena

Glandularia x hybrida

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Glandularia x hybrida

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Glandularia x hybrida Plant Information

Scientific Name: Glandularia x hybrida
Common Name: garden verbena
Family: Verbenaceae
Suggested Uses: groundcovers, beds & borders, container plantings, hanging baskets
Plant Form: both spreading and upright selections
Height: 1 foot
Spread: 1 - 2 feet
Foliage: dense, dark green foliage
Flower: red, pink, salmon, purple, or white clustered flowers in dense heads
Bloom Period: Summer - Fall
Sun: light shade - full sun
Water: medium water requirement
Soil: prefers well-drained soil

needs moderate fertility

pH adaptable
Heat Tolerance: medium heat tolerance

may stall flowering during intense heat
USDA Zone: zone 8
Maintenance: propagation by seed or stem cuttings
Pests & Pathology: susceptible to spider mites, flea hoppers, and root rot
Wildlife: attracts butterflies
Additional Notes: red is frequently more durable than the other colors

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