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Verbena bonariensis 'Cloud 8'


Verbena bonariensis 'Cloud 8' is a semi-dwarf selection of this summer stalwart with vivid purple flowers.

Verbena bonariensis 'Cloud 8' is a semi-dwarf selection of this summer stalwart with stiff upright clumps of branching stems to 2-3 feet high topped with vivid lilac purple flowers from midsummer until a hard frost. Very heat tolerant, suitable for xeriscaping. and hardy to about -9 C, let it self-seed to ensure next year’s display. This is a great "see through" plant. Be daring and try it near the front of the bed. You’ll be able to see past the airy stems to the other plants beyond while giving the illusion of depth.

Common Name: Brazilian Verbena

Family: Verbenaceae (The Verbena Family)

Zone Hardiness: 7-9

Light: Full Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: Orange

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes


Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Dry to mesic sites.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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