Plant Care Verbena canadensis

Verbena canadensis

Also known as

Glandularia canadensis

Taxonomy

Verbena canadensis
Verbena
Verbenaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Verbena canadensis

💦 Water

How often to water your Verbena canadensis

Water needs for Verbena canadensis
0.5 cups
every 9

Verbena canadensis 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.

Calculate water needs of Verbena canadensis

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for None in your home

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

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

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

Verbena canadensis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Verbena canadensis

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

💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Verbena canadensis is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Benefits of Growing None →

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💦 Water Needs

Verbena canadensis prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

Verbena canadensis requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

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🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


🪴 Soil

Verbena canadensis does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

When and How to Successfully Repot None →


💩 Fertilizer

Verbena canadensis should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!

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⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Verbena canadensis grows along the ground and sends out shoots which will spread across the soil.

How and When to Prune None →


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Verbena canadensis can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 6a-10b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

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🌱 Propagation

The seeds of Verbena canadensis can be used to grow new plants! After your plant flowers, any seeds that formed can be collected and germinated in potting soil.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Verbena canadensis

Verbena canadensis

Verbena canadensis


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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