Superbena Large Lilac Blue Verbena (Verbena 'Superbena Large Lilac Blue')
ver-BEE-nah 'Superbena Large Lilac Blue'

Annual (usually grown as an annual near you)

About Vervains

About Verbena

This reliable, popular plant makes a great filler for containers and hanging baskets.

Available in a huge variety of colors and sometimes even two colors at a time, these blooms attract pollinators and persist through even the hottest, sunniest days of summer.

She simply can’t get too much sunshine!

Verbena can be cut back by one quarter to promote more blooms several times each summer, making it a long-flowering option after just a little attention.


Thrives in full sun


Plant can be pruned back to promote more blooms several times each season


Does not bloom well in shade


Plant Data

Tags Annual, Annual in Chicago, Deciduous, Showy Flowers, Spillers, Tender Perennial
Flower Color

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Pricing and Availability History

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Field-Grown vs. Greenhouse-Grown Plants

Plants which are well-adapted to our local climate are most often field-grown (outside). Field-grown plants are generally cheaper and have the advantage of already somewhat acclimated to our cold winters, but that means they’re not artificially far along in the spring and tend to bloom at the normal time in our area.

Spring annuals and tender perennials are typically grown in Greenhouses so they can be ready and luxurious exactly when customers want them. Some perennials are also “forced” into early bloom in greenhouses. In May, there can be a very big difference between field-grown and greenhouse-grown plants of the same type. The latter typically look good right away (so they’re a great choice where that’s important), but we typically pay a premium for it.

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