Verbena

馬鞭草

(Purpletop vervain)

Growing Facts

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Hong Kong Warm Growing Season (May-August)

At least 6 hours under the sun

Moderate amount of water

Verbena prefers moist soil

Water Verbena plants at the base to avoid wetting the foliage

 Plant in a pot that is 3.5 inches big 

Space the seedlings 12 inches apart

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Fun Facts
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In the popular American TV series 'Vampire Diaries', verbena is a plant that can restrain vampires; it has long been associated with divine and supernatural forces
The name 'verbena' is often associated with iron in many Central and Eastern Europe languages