Verbena Superbena Peachy Keen

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Superbena Royale verbenas are vigorous and mounded, but will trail over the sides of containers.  They will function as both spillers and fillers in combination planters and are best planted at the front of landscape beds.  Flower and umbel size are typical for verbena.  They will bloom earlier in the season and more easily produceable in smaller containers than regular Superbena varieties.

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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:

24 Inches

Spacing:

8 – 12 Inches

Spread:

18 – 24 Inches

Flower Colors:

Orange

Flower Shade:

Peach tones from apricot to cream

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:

Great for use in both containers of all types and landscapes.

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 shouldnt 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.

The Royale series have an early compact habit that becomes a vigorous spreader with strong garden performance. The abundance flowering helps Royale varieties really stand out in the garden.

Superbena® Peachy Keen Verbena hybrid ‘RIKAV36504’ USPP 29,063Can 5,786