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Verbena officinalis var. grandiflora 'Bampton'

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Common Name: Vervain

Plant Family: Verbenaceae

Useful for:  Ground Cover or Underplanting
Season of Interest:  Spring to autumn
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Pink
Leaf Colour:  Purple
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  Alkaline to Neutral
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Bee and Butterfly:  Both


Recently introduced, this form of our native Vervain has deep purple leaves, most striking when they first emerge in spring. An open airy tangle of stems are covered with small pink flowers. Looks lovely around bold plants such as white Agapanthus.


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