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Blue Princess Verbena

Verbena x 'Blue Princess'

This improved perennial Verbena offers a profusion of showy lavender-blue flowers on a vigorous spreading form. It has shown both increased heat and cold tolerance in harsh conditions of Texas where it was introduced.
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Full sun

Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.


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Average Size at MaturityReaches 1 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly spring to late fall
Design IdeasThis butterfly attracting, easy care perennial has masses of beautiful, lavender blue flowers. Resistant to powdery mildew.
Flower AttributeRepeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitSpreading
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Poolside
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Gift Plant
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

Provide average, well drained soil with regular moisture. Treat as an annual in zone 7a and further north. Avoid cold, wet soil; take care not to overwater in winter. Apply a balanced slow release fertilizer in spring. Shear frequently between bloom cycles to promote vigorous re-growth and repeat bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10

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