Verbena is one of those garden essentials that bloom from spring to fall with very little fuss.
1 packet contains - 3gm / 10gm seeds.
Verbena bonariensis flowers on tall, wiry stems and can be planted with a variety of different perennials, including grasses. It has a long flowering season, making it an ideal plant for low-maintenance gardens and herbaceous borders.
Verbena bonariensis works well in a number of garden settings, such as cottage and contemporary gardens, due to its height and airy appearance. It s also beneficial for attracting wildlife, particularly butterflies.
||Water regularly until the plants are happy and well established. Thereafter, water them only when very dry.
||Plant in ordinary garden soil.
||65 to 70 degrees C
||Verbena needs to be fertilized only once a year ÃƒÆ’ ¢Ãƒ ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡ ¬Ãƒ ¢Ã¢â€š ¬Ã…â€œ in spring when the plants are about 4 inch tall. Use a complete fertilizer, and donÃƒÆ’ ¢Ãƒ ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡ ¬Ãƒ ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾ ¢t fertilize verbena plants when you first set them out in the garden. Wait until they are established and growing.
Wait until after the flowers fade and wither away, leaving behind the seed heads.
Pick the stalks once the seed heads dry and fade to the same shade of brown as a paper bag.
Place the seed head in a well-ventilated, warm room to dry for two weeks.
Lay it in a bowl lined with paper towels to absorb any excess moisture as it dries.
Remove the paper towels, then crumble the seed head into the bowl. Remove any large pieces of non-seed plant matter.
Label an envelope with the verbena variety and the year the seed is harvest.
Place seeds into the envelope and store in a cool, dry place.Alternately, fill a cloth bag with 1/2 cup powdered milk and place in the bottom of a jar.
Place the seed envelope into the jar and screw the lid on the milk absorbs any excess moisture.
Store in the refrigerator until ready to plant.