Verbena bonariensis is one of the stars of the wildlife garden and is attractive to a wide variety of insects including hoverflies, honey bees and bumblebees, solitary bees, butterflies, moths and dragonflies. Verbena also has a long flowering season making it's nectar rich blooms available from June to September. A fantastic plant.
This dwarf variety of verbena has clusters of purple flowers at the tip each branched stem.
Height and Spread: 60cm high and 60cm spread
Common Name: Verbena purple top
Position in the garden: full sun
Soil type: moderately fertile, moist, well-drained soil
Flowering period: June to September
Hardiness: may need winter protection