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  • slender vervain
  • Eventual height: 0.6m
  • Eventual spread: 0.4m

Verbena rigida

slender vervain

RHS award of garden merit Perfect for pollinators £5.99
Pot size 9cm pot
9cm pot
2 + 1 FREE 9cm pots
Quantity

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: June to September
  • Flower colour: bright purple or magenta
  • Other features: self-seeds freely; toothed, dark green leaves; highly attractive to butterflies and bees
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection)

    A neat, low-growing verbena producing lax clusters of fragrant, bright purple or magenta flowers from June to September. This jewel-like perennial is perfect for a sheltered, sunny, well-drained spot. Associating well with grey and silver-leaved plants, it's wonderful used in generous drifts for infilling a traditional knot garden.

  • Garden care: In areas prone to frost apply a deep, dry winter mulch around the crown of the plant.

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