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Verbena 'Sissinghurst' (Vervain 'Sissinghurst')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.2m
Max height
0.2m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Verbena 'Sissinghurst'

Other names

Vervain 'Sissinghurst', Verbena 'Tenerife'

Genus

Verbena Verbena

Variety or Cultivar

'Sissinghurst' _ 'Sissinghurst' is a semi-evergreen perennial with finely cut leaves and clusters of pretty, purplish-pink flowers in summer and autumn.


Verbena 'Sissinghurst' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Magenta, Purplish-pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs Slugs

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Verbena 'Sissinghurst' (Vervain 'Sissinghurst') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.2m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Gravel

Cultivation

Plant in moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Verbena 'Sissinghurst'

Other names

Vervain 'Sissinghurst', Verbena 'Tenerife'

Genus

Verbena Verbena

Variety or Cultivar

'Sissinghurst' _ 'Sissinghurst' is a semi-evergreen perennial with finely cut leaves and clusters of pretty, purplish-pink flowers in summer and autumn.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Magenta, Purplish-pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Verbena 'Sissinghurst' (Vervain 'Sissinghurst') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.2m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Gravel

Cultivation

Plant in moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)

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