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Verbena 'Vanessa Compact Optik Lavender'

Vanessa™ Compact Lavender Verbena

Verbena

Comments

A showy variety producing vibrant flower clusters sitting on top of green foliage; a compact habit makes it the ideal addition to hanging baskets, containers and garden beds; self cleaning; excellent powdery mildew resistance

Description

A showy variety producing vibrant flower clusters sitting on top of green foliage; a compact habit makes it the ideal addition to hanging baskets, containers and garden beds; self cleaning; excellent powdery mildew resistance

Landscape Attributes

Vanessa™ Compact Lavender Verbena is an herbaceous annual with a mounded form. 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.

Vanessa™ Compact Lavender Verbena is recommended for the following landscape applications;

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

Planting & Growing

Vanessa™ Compact Lavender Verbena will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 20 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 16 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. This fast-growing annual will normally live for one full growing season, needing replacement the following year.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

1a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

12 inches

20 inches

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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