Verbena Superbena Coral Red

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Superbena verbenas are very vigorous with strongly trailing habits  They need relatively long days to bloom and are difficult to produce in small container sizes.  They have very large flowers and umbels.  They are great in landscapes and containers.  In landscapes, they are best used at the front of beds and they function as spillers in combination planters.  If you are looking for a colorful annual ground cover, Superbena is a great choice.

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Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer
Long Blooming
Fall Interest
Heat Tolerant
Deadheading Not Necessary
Attracts:
Butterflies
Resists:
Deer

CHARACTERISTICS

Plant Type:

Annual

Height Category:

Short

Garden Height:

6 – 12 Inches

Trails Up To:

30 Inches

Spacing:

10 – 14 Inches

Spread:

18 – 30 Inches

Flower Colors:

Red

Flower Shade:

Red

Foliage Colors:

Green

Foliage Shade:

Green

Habit:

Mounding Trailing

Container Role:

Spiller

PLANT NEEDS

Light Requirement:

Part Sun to Sun

Maintenance Category:

Easy

Bloom Time:

Planting To Frost

Hardiness Zones:

8a8b9a9b10a10b11a11b

Water Category:

Average

Soil Fertility Requirement:

Average Soil

Uses:

Border Plant

Container

Groundcover

Landscape

Mass Planting

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Description

Uses Notes:

Use in hanging baskets, window boxes, landscaping and combinations.

Maintenance Notes:

Self-cleaning, no deadheading necessary.

Superbena are our most vigorous, heat tolerant, and mildew tolerant series. While always great in containers they are also fantastic in landscape beds. They can tolerate dry soils and lower fertility. Normally either an application of slow release fertilizer or amending with compost is enough to keep them happy and blooming in landscape beds. They shouldn’t need to be trimmed back but can be given a “haircut” – a trim back – using a sharp pair of scissors or pruning shears at any time. While naturally well branched, trimming them back will encourage additional branching, fuller plants, and ultimately more flowers. I usually give them a very slight trim as I am transplanting to boost branching.

An application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.

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Superbena® Coral Red Verbena hybrid ‘AKIV98-01’ USPP 21,639Can 4,146