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Argentinian vervain

Verbena bonariensis  • 

Photo: Argentinian vervain

Photo: Argentinian vervain
Photo: Argentinian vervain

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Other common namesArgentinian vervain 
purple top

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SynonymsVerbena bonariensis 'Buenos Aires' 
Verbena brasiliensis misapplied

Verbena patagonica

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FamilyVerbenaceae

Genus

Verbena can be annuals, perennials or sub-shrubs, with toothed or pinnately lobed leaves and small, usually 5-petalled, salver-shaped flowers, typically held in spikes or panicles, in summer or autumn

Details

V. bonariensis is a tall perennial with erect, branching stems to 2m in height, bearing sparse, oblong leaves and large branched clusters of small, purple flowers from summer to autumn

Plant rangeSouth America

Properties

Height
1 - 200 cm
Color
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Soil type
Any
Sunlight
Full sun
PH
Acid
Alkaline
Neutral
Hardiness
Hardy