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botanical name:
Verbena 'Aphrodite'
Verbena 'Aphrodite' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Vervain
family:  Verbenaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.20m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: green
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Low growing, trailing habit. Lobed green leaves. Rounded heads of small deep purplish-pink flowers edged with white, produced over a long period.

Needs good drainage and dislikes excessive winter wet. Quite drought tolerant.

Ideal for hanging baskets and other containers.

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