Is Verbena bonariensis annual or perennial?
Verbena bonariensis is a celebrated perennial whose fans include both experienced gardeners and novices, florists and butterflies, birds and the bees. This versatile South American native delivers outstanding flower power.
Do you cut back Verbena bonariensis?
Cut back Verbena bonariensis and other perennial verbenas in spring, removing the old stems of as new shoots start to show at the base of the plant.
Is Verbena bonariensis easy to grow?
bonariensis is very easy to grow from seed – both indoors or from volunteers in the garden. Start seeds indoors 8 to 12 weeks before the average date of last frost. Cover the seeds with a thin layer of seeding mix, as they need darkness to germinate. Germination is slow and irregular, so be patient.