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Verbena bonariensis 'Lollipop' (Purple top 'Lollipop')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.6m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.6m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Verbena bonariensis 'Lollipop'

Other names: Purple top 'Lollipop', Tall verbena 'Lollipop', Argentinian vervain 'Lollipop'

Genus: Verbena Verbena

Variety or Cultivar: 'Lollipop' _ 'Lollipop' is a stiff, compact, open clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with erect, branching stems bearing few oblong to lance-shaped, wrinkled, toothed, dark green leaves, hairy beneath, and branched clusters of small, salverform, purple flowers from midsummer to early autumn.


Verbena bonariensis 'Lollipop' is: Deciduous

Flower: Purple in Summer; Purple in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

Habit: Clump-forming, Compact, Upright

How to care

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest free

Diseases: Generally disease free

General care

Pruning: Cut back after flowering.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation: Divide in spring.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Stem tip cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Verbena bonariensis 'Lollipop' (Purple top 'Lollipop') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Containers, Gravel, Prairie planting

Cultivation: Grow in well-drained or moist but well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun. Protect with a dry winter mulch in areas with cold winters.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South

Exposure: Exposed

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3), Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Verbena bonariensis 'Lollipop'

Other names: Purple top 'Lollipop', Tall verbena 'Lollipop', Argentinian vervain 'Lollipop'

Genus: Verbena Verbena

Variety or Cultivar: 'Lollipop' _ 'Lollipop' is a stiff, compact, open clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with erect, branching stems bearing few oblong to lance-shaped, wrinkled, toothed, dark green leaves, hairy beneath, and branched clusters of small, salverform, purple flowers from midsummer to early autumn.


Verbena bonariensis 'Lollipop' is: Deciduous

Flower: Purple in Summer; Purple in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

Habit: Clump-forming, Compact, Upright

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest free

Diseases: Generally disease free

General care

Pruning: Cut back after flowering.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation: Divide in spring.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Stem tip cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Verbena bonariensis 'Lollipop' (Purple top 'Lollipop') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Containers, Gravel, Prairie planting

Cultivation: Grow in well-drained or moist but well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun. Protect with a dry winter mulch in areas with cold winters.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South

Exposure: Exposed

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3), Hardy (H4)


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