These creeping soft perennial plants offer a lot of color for landscape and pot culture. Our varieties are all winter-hardy to some degree (especially homestead purple). We've selected improved and new varieties that bloom early and hold flowers longer. These are very fast-growing plants.
Use well-drained soil with a pH between 5.5 and 6.5 and moderate feed. Watch for spider mites white flies and aphids. Verbena do not tolerate drought very well so keep them moist. 4in pots will need only one plug per pot pinched at 3 weeks. Grow in 55 degree night temperature. 10in baskets will need 4 plugs per pot.
Cuttings vary in size between different plant families. These rooted starter plants will arrive ready to be transplanted in to your final container. If they are to be used in a landscape application, you will need to establish them in a 4 inch pot or an 1801 before planting outside.
Verbena Carolina Watermelon Quick Reference Guide
|4" crop time||6 WK|
|10" crop time||8 WK|