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Verbena 'Fuego Red plus Eye'

Fuego Red plus Eye Verbena

Verbena

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Description

Fuego Red plus Eye Verbena features showy clusters of red star-shaped flowers with white eyes at the ends of the stems from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its tiny tomentose narrow leaves remain green in color throughout the season.

Landscape Attributes

Fuego Red plus Eye Verbena is an herbaceous perennial with a trailing habit of growth, eventually spilling over the edges of hanging baskets and containers. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep. Trim off the flower heads after they fade and die to encourage more blooms late into the season. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Fuego Red plus Eye Verbena is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Container Planting;Hanging Baskets

Planting & Growing

Fuego Red plus Eye Verbena will grow to be about 10 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 18 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 14 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 3 years. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen!

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

8b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

10 inches

18 inches

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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