Verbena Red With White Eye Seeds
Info: Verbena Red With White Eye is a particularly pretty verbena for the balcony or as a bed border. Its pretty red flowers with a white centre shine throughout the summer.
Verbena is excellent for flower boxes and pots, borders, and rock gardens. The plants are annual and also tolerate hot and dry conditions. They usually flower throughout the summer from June to September. European verbena is an ancient medicinal plant that has been used to treat headaches, depressions, intestinal complaints or to heal wounds.
Sowing & cultivation: Sowing takes place indoors from March in pre-culture or outdoors from the end of April when there is no threat of frost. Cover the seeds only slightly with soil and keep them constantly moist. Verbenas like a sunny location and the soil should be lean, permeable and dry. If the soil is too dense, loosen it up with a little sand.
|Botanical name||Verbena hybrida|
|Sowing||from March indoors, from end of April outdoors|
|Location||sunny, lean, permeable soil|
|Germination temperature||12 - 20°C|
|Germination||12 - 20 days|
|Blooming||from June to September|