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Verbena hybrida 'Magalena Plum Frost'
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Verbena flowers attract butterflies, adding a touch of beauty to your garden while promoting pollination and plant growth. This variety is also resistant to deer. Pair this trailing beauty with a plant with a mounding nature and a plant with an upright nature for a dynamic patio display and breathtaking landscape designs. Utilize the high tolerance levels and trailing nature of verbena to create a low maintenance scenery outside that keeps your gardens and patio looking fresh and elegant.
The Magelana Series, bred by Syngenta, is a compact variety with a trailing growth habit. This series is ideal for rock gardens, as ground coverage in the garden, or even in a patio container. The Magelana Series has a spread of 14-16 inches, requiring a space of 8-12 inches to properly grow, and an optimal height of 4-6 inches. This series comes in many wonderful colors all decorated with lacy leaves. Magelana Plum Frost features plum blooms with frosty white eyes.
- Attractive, Fine-Leaf Foliage
- More Compact, Low-Profile Habit
- Provide Carpet of Color All Season
- Strong Performer in both Greenhouse & in the Garden
- Breeder: Syngenta Flowers
- Bloom Color: White Raspberry Bi-Color
- Height: 4-6 Inches
- Spread: 12-14 Inches
- Spacing: 8-12 Inches
- Zone: Zones 9 - 11
- RC 102 Tray
Verbena is a warm weather annual and tender perennial with a vigorous nature and trailing growth habit. These early bloomers are low and spreading, with ever-blooming flowers and ferny, much divided deep green leaves with toothed edges. They are a favorite of butterflies, producing many rounded clusters of small, tubular, five-lobed flowers with wide-flaring tips. Verbena are available in shades of red, blue, white, pink, purple, or rose and can be found across the Americas and some parts of Europe and Asia.
Verbena is commonly featured in hanging baskets, container combinations, rock gardens, or for mass planting in the garden. The taller and fuller varieties go nicely as mixed fillers in the garden. Verbena will continuously bloom all season long and are quite tolerant of drought, heat and humidity. They prefer full sun and moderately fertile, amply drained soil. Too much shade results in leggy plants with sparse flowering. Key features of this variety include mildew resistance, heat, frost, and drought tolerance, and no deadheading required.