Plant Care Verbena Officinalis

Verbena Officinalis

Also known as

Common Verbena, Common Verbena and Common vervain


Verbena officinalis

How to care for Verbena Officinalis


How often to water your Verbena Officinalis

Water needs for Verbena Officinalis
0.5 cups
every 9

Verbena Officinalis 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 Officinalis

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Common Verbena in your home

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

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

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

Verbena Officinalis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Verbena Officinalis

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

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Care Summary for Verbena Officinalis

Verbena Officinalis

Verbena Officinalis

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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