Plant Care Bracted Vervain

Bracted Vervain

Also known as

bracted vervain, bigbract verbena, prostrate vervain and carpet vervain


Verbena bracteata

How to care for Bracted Vervain


How often to water your Bracted Vervain

Water needs for Bracted Vervain
0.5 cups
every 9

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

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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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Bracted Vervain in Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee

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Finding light for Bracted Vervain in your home

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

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

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Nashville, Tennessee ⛅.

Bracted Vervain does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Bracted Vervain

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

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Care Summary for Bracted Vervain

Bracted Vervain

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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