Verbena seeds are perennial and easy to grow. The seeds produce flowers that are tiny and have fragrances. They are available in red, blue, purple, red, pink, yellow and white color.
So, in this article, we will guide you to grow this beautiful flower in the garden and attract more butterflies.
How To Sow Verbena Seeds?
- Take a Seedling Tray and fill it with Cocopeat.
- Make ½ inch deep holes and put 2-3 seeds in each hole.
- Fill the hole with Cocopeat and spray with water.
- Seeds will germinate within a week.
- The time to flower is 9 weeks.
- The best time to grow verbena is every year.
How Much Water Do Verbena Seeds Need?
- Water them two to three times a week.
- Don’t water them on the leaves.
- Water them on the root area.
- Make a drainage system, so the excess water can flow.
- If growing in pots, make a drainage hole.
Does Verbena Require Full Sunlight?
- Yes, they prefer direct sunlight.
- But protect them from excess heat.
- The best temperature to grow verbena is 20° to 29° C.
Which Type Of Soil Is Best For Verbena?
- It prefers fertile and well-drained soil.
- The best soil pH to grow verbena is 5.8 to 7.2.
Which Fertilizer Is Good For Verbena?
- Vermi Compost for nutrients every week.
- Seaweed for better germination.
- Epsom salt for fruits once a month.
- If you want to grow in a pot, then take a Medium Size Pot and add a Potting Mix. The potting mix contains all the essential nutrients that a plant needs.
- If planting in the soil adds Neem Cake Powder, VermiCompost, and Seaweed.
Varieties Of Verbena
- Trailing verbenas
- Moss verbenas
- Purple top verbena
- Brazilian verbena
- Blue vervain
- California vervain
- Tuberous vervain
- Blue princess verbena
- White certain