Verbena bonariensis 'Lollipop'
Also known as
Purple-Top 'Lollipop', Buenos Aires Verbena, Purple-Top Vervain
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2 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Verbena 'Lollipop' Overview
Verbena bonariensis 'Lollipop' is a dwarf cultivar that grows to around 60cm wide and tall. It produces abundant clusters of light purple flowers in summer and autumn with rough-textured foliage. This perennial species is generally short-lived and typically grown as an annual plant.
Common problems with Verbena 'Lollipop'
Generally pest and disease free.
How to harvest Verbena 'Lollipop'
Flowers can be cut for floral arrangements.
How to propagate Verbena 'Lollipop'
Either sow in pots at 18-21°C in autumn to early spring or let it self-seed. Transplanting seedlings when leaves are large enough to handle into individual pots or the final position in the garden.
Special features of Verbena 'Lollipop'
Attracts useful insects
Other uses of Verbena 'Lollipop'
Suits prairie style planting either in flower borders/beds of informal cottage or gravel gardens.