Obsession Red with Eye Verbena
Verbena Hybrida. Commonly called Garden Verbena. The first and only trailing Verbena from seed. Easy, no-pinch production makes it ideal for baskets. Strong, branching vigour in containers and the garden. These flowers are low maintenance and easily grown. They have excellent powdery mildew tolerance. Full sun. Grows 8-10” H, 18-24” spread. Approx. 20 seeds/pkg.
Start inside 8-10 weeks before last frost, lightly cover seed, provide darkness and warmth 18-24c Germination may take 2-3 weeks. Grows 6-8" high and spreads 6-8".
Transplant after last frost in full sun in well-drained soil, 8-10’’ apart. Fast-growing herbaceous plants require more attention to watering than woody plants. When possible, water in the morning to avoid promoting diseases from night watering. Water slowly and deeply when plants begin to wilt and do not perk up at night. Deadhead (remove faded flowers) to stimulate new flowering growth.