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Verbena hybrida Candy Cane

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Verbena hybrida Candy Cane Vervain,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Spreading

Description:
Hardy groundcover that provides mass displays of red and white bicolor flowers. Suited to planting around the edges of garden beds and as a display in pots or hanging baskets. Grows approx. 15-30cm H x 50cm W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Powdery Mildew

Cultural Notes: Best grown in a well drained soil in full sun to part shade. Water often but do not over-water. Feed with a high-nitrogen fertiliser regularly. There is no need to for pruning or pinching as this plant is self cleaning.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods

Family Name: Origin:
Verbenaceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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