Scientific Name: Verbena x hybrida
Common Name: verbena, hybrid verbena
Family Name: Verbenaceae
Origin: Central America
Hardiness Zone: Zone 9: (-7 to -1 °C)
Plant Type: Annual
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Horizontal, Open, Pendulous, Spreading
Form: Mounded, Weeping
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Hanging basket
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Pubescent, Deltoid, Oblong, Ovate, Dentate
Flowers: Spike, White, Violet, Pink, Magenta, Red, Dark-red, Jun-Jul-Sep-Oct
Fruit: Nut, Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Brown, Aug-Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Leaves opposite with short petioles, blades ovate-triangular-oblong, up to 6cm long x 3cm wide, crenate-shallowly lobed; florets with five petals each with 2 lobes, arranged in a dome-shaped cyme.