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Damhead Nursery
Damhead Farm
Lothianburn
Midlothian
EH10 7DZ

Details
V. bonariensis is a tall perennial with erect, branching stems to 2m in height, bearing sparse, oblong leaves and numerous branched clusters of small, purple flowers from summer to autumn.

Hardiness
H4 - Hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5)

Aspect
South-facing or West-facing

Exposure

Exposed or Sheltered

Moisture

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil

Clay, Loam, Chalk, Sand

pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size
Ultimate height

1.5-2.5 metres

Ultimate spread

0.1-0.5 metres

Time to ultimate height

2-5 years

How to grow
Cultivation
Grow in moist but well-drained or well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun. In cold areas, protect with a dry winter mulch
Propagation
Propagate by seed in pots at 18-21°C in autumn to early spring or let it self-seed
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders Prairie Planting Gravel Garden City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden

How to care
Pruning
Cut down in spring as new growth emerges from the base; deadhead in autumn if seed is not required
Pests
Generally pest free
Diseases
Generally disease free

Verbena Bonariensis

£7.40Price
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