Verbena officinalis growing shrub of the genus Verbena also known as Common verbena or Vervain, Verbena officinalis perennial deciduous plant, used as medical and edible plant (for the leaves) and also used as ornamental plant and for the scent, can grow in temperate or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-9.
Leaves edible in green color in elliptic shape.
Verbena officinalis flower
Flower color can be: blue, purple or pink with five petals that grow on bloom-stems.
Verbena officinalis for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
Requirements for Verbena officinalis growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Summer
Pests and diseases:
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Just for design
Size of the plant:
40-70cm, 16-28 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer / Autumn / Winter
General information about the flower:
Blue, purple or pink with five petals that grow on bloom-stems
Leaves harvesting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant establish cut freely from the plant, possible with the stem or just in the end of the leaf
Information about leaves:
Elliptic leaves in green color
Uses of Verbena officinalis leaves: