• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Spreads 8 to 12 in. tall and 18 to 36 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Large, Colorful Blooms
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ver-BEE-nuh
    Plant type:Annual
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth habit:Mounding, Spreading
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Spreads 8 to 12 in. tall and 18 to 36 in. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Multicolored
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleRustic
  • Care
    Care Information
    Requires well-drained soil. Drought tolerant once established, however performs best with regular water. Thrives in hot temperatures. Cut back growth mid to late summer to allow a new flush of flowers into fall. Treat as an annual outside of USDA hardiness zones 10 through 11.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    The Empress Series is a collection of boldly colored RED FOX verbena bred by Dummen Orange.