Verbena bonariensis

Verbena on a Stick

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Item #: 1144

Zones: 7a to 10b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 30" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: South America

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

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Verbena bonariensis is the ultimate perennial for both experienced perennial border designers as well as beginning gardeners. The blue-purple (RHS 82A), large marble-sized, branched flower clusters are borne all summer on 30" tall stalks above the narrow see-through foliage. Bonariensis (latin for "Buenos Aires") vervain is great in the garden or in flower arrangements...a hummingbird favorite. In good soils, you will find a few seedlings scattered around the garden making their own combinations!


You'll find Verbena on a stick to be a low maintenance perennial. If your plants become looking tired and ratty, simply cut them to the ground and they will quickly re-sprout.

Growing Conditions:

In the garden, they prefer dry conditions, where it thrives in both amended and unamended soils. When it's extremely happy, you may also be rewarded with a significant number of seedlings.

Garden Value:

There are few plants that provide the vertical accents, combined with all summer flowering, and a narrow enough profile to fit in almost any sunny garden situation.

Natural Impact:

Hummingbirds are the main pollinators we see around our patches.