Rose vervain

Verbena canadensis 'Apple Blossom'

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Rose vervain (Verbena canadensis 'Apple Blossom')
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Synonyms:  Glandularia canadensis 'Apple Blossom'
Genus:  Verbena
This low-growing perennial produces long-lasting light pink blossoms with dark pink centers. It is an heirloom cultivar of the native species. Verbenas are excellent for annual borders, containers—especially hanging baskets—and some for the mixed herbaceous border.
Care:  In containers, provide good drainage, full sun, and monthly fertilizer during the growing season. In the garden, provide moist, well-drained soil in full sun.
Propagation:  Sow seed in autumn or early spring at 64-70°F. Divide in spring or take cuttings in summer.
Problems:  Whiteflies, aphids, slugs, snails, scale insects, spider mites, powdery mildew, Septoria leaf spot, rust.

Overview

Height
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Spreads
Growth Pace
Fast Grower
Light
Full Sun Only
Moisture
Dry to Medium
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Attracts Butterflies,
Native,
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Early Fall,
Early Summer,
Late Summer,
Summer
Flower Color
Pink Yarrow
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Container,
Ground Covers,
Suitable as Annual
Style
Cottage Garden,
Meadow Garden
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Tolerance
Drought Tolerant
Type
Perennials

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