Verbena Bon. Lollipop

 

Compact, open clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with erect, branching stems bearing few oblong to lance-shaped, wrinkled, toothed, dark green leaves, hairy beneath, and branched clusters of small, salverform, purple flowers from midsummer to early autumn. Will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

 

Grow in well-drained or moist but well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun. Protect with a dry winter mulch in areas with cold winters.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.