Tapien® Verbena

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Plant Info

Tapien® Verbenas make the perfect ground cover plant, constantly in bloom, very heat and humidity tolerant. Compact clusters of blooms set against fine foliage. Winter hardy in mild climates, mildew resistant, fast growing, excellent spreading habit Ideal usage of landscape, hanging baskets, window boxes and pots, excellent combination plant.

Tapien® Verbena Habit

Spreading habit
Height: 4″ – 6″
Spread: 12″ – 36″
Ideal in patio containers and as groundcover

Outstanding Characteristics

Cold and heat tolerant
Winter hardy in mild climates
Mildew resistant, survives the rainy
season
Chokes out weeds
Plush carpet of flowers in landscape
Grows quickly
Planted in standing or hanging pots;
gives a three-dimensional effect
Amazing spilling over walls or from
containers

Application

Pots, hanging baskets, window
boxes and landscapes


Production

Media Well drained peat/perlite mix recommended
Soil pH 5.5 – 6.2
Fertilizer Constant feed 200 ppm with a complete water-soluble fertilizer
Light High
Water Maintain moderately moist soil
Growing Climate Day: 65-75℉ Night: 55-60℉
Timing 4″pot(1 liner) 4-6 weeks, 6″pot(1 liner) 6-8 weeks, 10″basket(3 liners) 10-12 weeks,
Pinch Back 4″pot(1-2 pinches), 6″pot(2 pinches), 10″basket(2-3 pinches). Less pinching when grown cool
Pests Whiteflies, aphids, thrips,(Temari only) leaf miners, mites, snails, slugs
Disease Control Powdery mildew
PGR Application Spray; 2500 ppm B – 9 or 5 – 10 ppm Sumagic. Apply as needed.