Verbena bonariensis Seeds


Hardy Herbaceous Perennial Heirloom Wildflower

Tall Verbena attracts beneficial insects

Is deer resistant, tolerates clay soil & drought once established

Bright magenta, nectar rich, 5 petal flowers in panicles on to 5′ tall stems

Easy to grow, low maintenance

Organically Grown Perennial Flower Seeds for full sun to part shade, Canada

30 seeds/pkt

Only 2 left in stock


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Purple Top, Brazilian Verbena, Tall Verbena


Type: Herbaceous half hardy perennial, tall upright & branching wildflower. RHS Award of Garden Merit
Bloom: Summer to Autumn
Flower: Panicles, small 5 petaled, nectar rich, bright magenta purple on tall narrow stems
Height: 3-4′ tall
Light: Full Sun to part shade
Soil: Moist, well drained, moderately fertile, light, sandy
P.H: Neutral
Moisture: Regular during growing season in dry weather
Zone: 7-11
Use: Beds, tall back or middle borders, containers, cutting, mass planting, meadow, wildflower, attracts butterflies, birds & bees. Deer & rabbit resistant
Tolerances: Heavy clay soil, drought once established
Notes: In cold winter regions protect with mulch. May reseed in perfect conditions. 1726 Heirloom, introduced from England to South America.
Plant With: Blue Globe Thistle, Scabosia Black Knight

Verbena bonariensis Seed Propagation
Indoors: Sow 8-12 weeks early in 2” pots, barely cover. Needs darkness to germinate which is slow & irregular over 20 days. Maintain 70-75F. Can use humidity dome
but remove once germinated.
Transplant to garden 24” apart & then pinch back to encourage bushiness
Outdoors: Direct sow in Autumn & again early Spring, covering 4x thickness of seed
Thin to 12-24” apart


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