Empress Strawberry Verbena
- Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Height/Habit: 6 - 12 inches
- Zone: 8-10
- Flowering Date: Late spring onward
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Empress Strawberry Verbena
Enjoy vibrant color, even when the days heat up during the summer. This charming annual really stands up to heat and humidity. When you plant it in a hanging basket, container, or even as a ground cover, you'll enjoy pretty pink blooms with brilliant white centers all summer long. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Annual. Ships in 3" pot. Strawberry 'Empress Strawberry'
Verbena is one of the most heat- and humidity-tolerant of the garden annuals, and they take drought in stride. Spreading 18-24", verbena work well in baskets, containers and as ground covers. Plus, verbena are easy to grow and adaptable to soils. They like good drainage. While they can handle dry conditions, verbena bloom more when watered when the top inch of soil dries. Cut back lightly in late summer to rejuvenate for fall. When you purchase annuals like verbena from Spring Hill, they'll be delivered to you at the proper planting time. No more searching garden centers for your perfect annuals.
- Season Spring
- Unit of Measure1
- Botanical NameVerbena 'Empress Strawberry', Petunia 'Potunia Neon' - Hot Pink Jazz, Calibrachoa 'Tiki Soft Pink'
- Ships AsPOTTED
- Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
- State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
- Spread12 - 18 inches
- Spacing12 - 18 inches
- Hardiness Zone8-10
- Flowering DateLate spring onward
- Flower FormPetunia and calibrachoas have bell-shaped blooms
- Foliage TypeVaried
- Soil RequirementWell drained, moist soil.
- Height/Habit6 - 12 inches
- Growth RateModerate to fast
When will my order ship?
Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:
*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.
|2017 Spring Shipping Schedule|
|Zone||Vegetables & Herbs|
|1A-4B||5/1/17 - 6/2/17|
|5A||5/1/17 - 6/2/17|
|5B||5/1/17 - 6/2/17|
|6A||5/1/17 - 6/2/17|
|6B||4/17/17 - 6/2/17|
|7A & 7B||4/17/17 - 6/2/17|
|8A & 8B||4/17/17 - 6/2/17|
|9A - 10B||4/17/17 - 6/2/17|
|Last Order Date||Zones 8-10: May 15th, 2017|
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