Week 18 – May 08, 2021

Plant Information

Verbena Santos Purple

  • Verbena Santos Purple - Bloom
  • Verbena Santos Purple - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Verbena rigida

Hardiness Zone: 7a - 11

Hardiness Degree: 0°F (-17.8°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Spreading

Water: Light

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 16" (41cm)

Height: 12" (30cm)

Width: 48" (122cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Compact and upright plants with single flowers that are deep purple to magenta. Blooms late Spring through Summer.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 6 to 7 weeks
Transplant to finish: 11 to 13 weeks
USDA Hardiness Zones: tender perennial; 7a to 11 (0°F/-18°C minimum temperatures)

  • Kieft Seed offers the first high-yield primed seed form of Santos Purple – count on reliable availability, high germination and excellent plug yield for this popular variety. 
  • One of the best tough and long-lasting landscape perennials available – very heat and drought tolerant, plus exceptional performance in cool climates. 
  • Compact and upright, well-branched plants bloom late Spring through Summer. 
  • High powdery mildew resistance. 
  • Good in baskets and combo planters, too.