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Verbena bonariensis seeds

Verbena bonariensis seeds

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Attract bees and butterflies to your garden with this classic border perennial bearing a multitude of bright, rosy-lavender flowerheads from June to October. Will flower the same year from an early sowing. Very effective when grown on mass and a real favourite with TV gardeners!

Winner of the RHS Award of Garden Merit

Hardy Perennial (but may need a protective mulch in very cold regions -5C +)
Flowers: June to October
Height: 120 - 150cm
Position: Sun

Packet of 50 seeds


RHS Award of Garden Merit

This plant/cultivar has been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit because it has proved to be reliable in appropriate conditions and a good performing plant. For more information on RHS award of Garden Merit plants visit



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Sowing Instructions: Sow at any time of the year except early to mid-summer.  Sow on the surface of a moist, well-drained seed compost, eg. John Innes in pots or trays. Completely cover the seed with sieved compost or vermiculite. Place in the fridge or other cold place between 2-5C for 2 weeks as a cold period helps break dormancy and improve germination. Then, move to a propagator or seal in a polythene bag and maintain an optimum temperature of around 18C. Make sure that the compost remains moist but take care not to over wet it. Germination usually occurs in 14 -21 days. As the seedlings emerge, gradually increase ventilation by opening the bag or propagator vents.

Growing Instructions: Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm pots. Grow on in cooler conditions with plenty of light, but shaded from direct sun. In the spring, gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions and grow on until mature enough to be planted out in the garden. Likes a sunny position in any reasonable soil. In very cold regions where temperatures drop below -5C, protect with a mulch in winter.


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Store seeds in a cool, dry place.