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Verbena hastata f. Rosea

Pink-flowered vervain

An upright, clump forming perennial from the US prairies bearing stiff panicles loaded with small, clear pink flowers. 

Like Verbena bonariensis the plant is borderline hardy but it has coped in our garden for many winters. It's an abundant self seeder so if it does bite the dust you should have plenty of seedlings in spring. 

It has a stiffer more architectural demeanour than V. bonariensis looking good when combined with ornamental grasses or as part of a prairie planting scheme. 

All Verbenas are beneficial for attracting wildlife, particularly butterflies and they make excellent cut flowers. 

Grow in moderately fertile, moist but well drained soil in full sun. On very cold sites a winter mulch may help but we've never bothered and they get along just fine.

£ 5.50

Family

Plant type

Hardiness

Height

Spread

Foliage

Flower

Soil

Position

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Verbenaceae

Hardy perennial

H5

120cm 

50cm 

Mid green 

Rosy pink 

Moist, well drained

Full sun

Clay Hill Road•Lamberhurst•Kent•TN3 8LT

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