Purple Top Verbena
50 Seeds - Verbena Bonariensis
Verbena are tall delicate looking annuals that are actually quite heat tolerant. They bloom for most of the summer and provide a unique silhouette that contrasts well with other plants. Great for cut flowers and attracts bees and butterflies. Blooms July to frost. Attracts bees and butterflies. Open-pollinated.
Zones: 7 - 10
Sun: Full Sun
Sow: Indoors (recommended): start indoors 12 weeks before last frost. Wrap seeds in a moist paper towel and place them in a plastic bag. Refrigerate for seven days, then plant in cell trays. Press the seed into the soil and barely cover with soil. Keep slightly moist (sensitive to excess moisture) and in a warm, dark spot, out of direct sun until the seeds sprout. A heat mat is recommended, but only during the daytime.
Outdoors: direct sow in warmer climates after the last frost, barely covering seeds.
Germination: 14 - 28 days