Verbena hastata

I'm so keen on the verbena family, we recently trialled some of the new hastata varieties – this is tall and yet very branched and I love them. More
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I'm so keen on the verbena family, we recently trialled some of the new hastata varieties – this is tall and yet very branched and I love them.

Genus Verbena
Variety hastata
Type Tender Perennial
Common Name Blue Vervain, Swamp Verbena
Border Position Back
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained, Dry
Height 1.2m (47in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow February-April under cover, needs light to germinate so do not cover. Can direct sow in April.
Care Tips Can be grown in a container pot.
Flowering June - September, 16 weeks from sowing
Vase Life 7-10 days. Sear the stem ends in boiling water.
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Reviewed 27th May 2015 by Sue Taylor

It is hardy in my garden in East Devon. Coming up from beneath ground to hopefully keep going all summer again. I think we only had about 3 hard frosts this winter.