Plant Care Bracted Vervain

Bracted Vervain

Also known as

bracted vervain, bigbract verbena, prostrate vervain and carpet vervain

Taxonomy

Verbena bracteata
Verbena
Verbenaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Bracted Vervain

Water

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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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

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5"
Light

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Plant care guide for Bracted Vervain in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

39% Low

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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ⛅.

Bracted Vervain does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

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:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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