Verbena Bedding plant facts
Don't overfeed! They almost thrive on neglect once they're in situ!
They are easy to grow!
Verbena don't mind either full sun or shade so are very versatile.
They have good resistance to mildew.
Trailing and upright varieties are available.
Common Vervain (V. officinalis), is a popular plant for butterflies
Verbena are versatile plants that are drought-resistant, tolerating full
to partial sun, are happy on well-drained, average soils.
This means you don't really need to worry about where you put them in
In fiction vervain is used against vampires and witches.
The oil of some is used in perfumery - and plants such as Lemon Verbena
have a great smell!
It's a great historical plant too with it being known in Ancient Egypt
as "Tears of Isis" and "Juno's tears".
It was dedicated to Eos Goddess of the Dawn
It aquired the name "Holy Herb" after early Christian Folk
Myths believed that Common Vervain (V. officinalis) was used to staunch
Jesus' wounds after his removal from the cross.
Verbena has been a popular bedding plant for years! It performs well
in all gardens! It isn't fussy on soil or location so is well worth
putting in your garden. It will attract many insects too so is good
Pastel and bright colours available.
Upright and trailing varieties make this an interesting type of bedding
plant. Whilst the flowers themselves are small they are in dense bunches
so it's an impressive plant to have in your garden.
Verbena is available to buy as both seed and plants at Jersey Plants
Twinkle (Trailing) 28 Super Ready Plants
Twinkle is a large flowering trailing verbena.
Fantastic Spring colour and can be used in your borders as well as
patio pots and hanging baskets.
Big flowers in Crimson, dark purple, red, purple!
Can plant in full sunshine or even in partial shade.
Glory Days 100 Plants + 60 FREE
These bedding plants are a proven favourite because of their ease
of growth and great performance.
They will flower throughout the summer and bring a mass of colours
to your borders.
Colours are Pink, Red, Blue and White
Bonariensis 6 Jumbo Ready Plants
Much loved by butterflies! An excellent plant to have in your garden
if you are interested in attracting more wildlife.
RHS AGM Award Winner Attracts Wildlife:- bees, butterflies and moths
to the garden.
This Verbena has delicate purple flowers on top of long stems.
It is a great plant for the back of your borders flowering in late
(Trailing) 28 Super Ready Plants
Bold coloured flowers that are ideal for baskets and tubs
With large flowers with a compact habit make great bedding plants
for borders. Being are resistant to mildew they offer you guaranteed
Colours chosen are proven performers - Red, White, Dark Pink and Violet!
Ideal for baskets and tubs where you want plenty of colour.
- Back to main page of BeddingPlantOffers for
lists of plants and more articles
Buy Verbena plants online
at Jersey Plants Direct
at Thompson and Morgan