Plant Care Verbena Bracteata

Verbena Bracteata

Also known as

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

Taxonomy

Verbena bracteata
Verbena
Verbenaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Verbena Bracteata

Water

How often to water your Verbena Bracteata

Water needs for Verbena Bracteata
0.5 cups
every 9

Verbena Bracteata 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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Bracted Vervain in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Verbena Bracteata: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Verbena Bracteata love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Verbena Bracteata does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Verbena Bracteata

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Verbena Bracteata: 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 Verbena Bracteata after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Verbena Bracteata

Verbena Bracteata


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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