Plant Care Prostrate Vervain

Prostrate Vervain

Also known as

Bracted Vervain, Bracted Vervain, bracted vervain, bigbract verbena, prostrate vervain and carpet vervain


Verbena bracteata

How to care for Prostrate Vervain


How often to water your Prostrate Vervain

Water needs for Prostrate Vervain
0.5 cups
every 9

Prostrate Vervain needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Bracted Vervain in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Prostrate Vervain: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Prostrate Vervain love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Prostrate Vervain does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Prostrate Vervain in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Prostrate Vervain

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Prostrate Vervain: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Prostrate Vervain after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Prostrate Vervain

Prostrate Vervain

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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