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Botanical name: Verbena rigida
Other names: Slender vervain, Hardy garden verbena, Large-veined verbena, Veined verbena
Species: V. rigida - V. rigida is a perennial, often grown as an annual, with oblong leaves and fragrant, bright purple flowers on branching stems in late summer.
Verbena rigida is: Deciduous
Flower: Purple in Summer
Foliage: Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
Habit: Tall, Upright
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: Generally pest free
Diseases: Generally disease free
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Pruning: Cut down once flowering is finished.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Verbena rigida (Slender vervain) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Gravel, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging
Cultivation: Grow in moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun. In cold areas, protect with a dry winter mulch.
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
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)
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