Verbena rigida

Masses of bright purple flowers in summer on wiry stems. Long thin mid green leaves.

Month Available: July

Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous

Flower Colour: Purple

Suitable For Wildlife: Butterflies

Soil Type: Well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Season of Interest: Summer

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Perennial

Hardy: Protect from severe frosts

Main Attribute: Flowers

Height / Spread: 45cm x 45cm (18in x 18in)

When this wonderful plant has finished flowering, I don't trim it back as it looks lovely on a frosty morning and also the foliage helps to protect the plant in the winter

Where to Plant: Patio pots

Pests and Diseases: Aphids, Leafhoppers, Slugs

Plant Care: Remove faded flowers to encourage repeat blooms

Care and Time: Low - summer

Warning: None

Benefits: Dazzling front of border plant. Long flowering. Good garden plant

History: Verbena is native to Brazil and Argentina. Named rigida due to its upright habit

EU Rights: N/A

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