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Verbena hybrid - 'SuperbenaŽ Royale Iced Cherry
Verbena hybrid — 'Superbena® Royale Iced Cherry'
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Verbena hybrid — 'Superbena® Royale Iced Cherry
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Description: Super-size your verbenas with the new Superbena line. Proven Winners introduces a new take on verbenas that will quickly rise in the ranks to join its esteemed verbena cousins. Superbenas are larger flowering and more vigorous in growth habit than their predecessors, and they’re also extremely resistant to powdery mildew. They have a large broad-leafed form and a semi-prostrate growth habit with large cascading forms. With a broad pallet of colors, the only challenge will be finding a way to use them all. Available in: Blue-Purple, Burgundy, Coral-Red, Dark Blue, Large Lilac Blue, Pink Shades, and Purple.
Growing Tips: Self-cleaning, no deadheading necessary.

Superbena are our most vigorous, heat tolerant, and mildew tolerant series. While always great in containers they are also fantastic in landscape beds. They can tolerate dry soils and lower fertility. Normally either an application of slow release fertilizer or amending with compost is enough to keep them happy and blooming in landscape beds. They shouldn’t need to be trimmed back but can be given a “haircut” – a trim back – using a sharp pair of scissors or pruning shears at any time. While naturally well branched, trimming them back will encourage additional branching, fuller plants, and ultimately more flowers. I usually give them a very slight trim as I am transplanting to boost branching.

An application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.

Exposure: Sun
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Spacing: 8 - 10"
Hardy temp: 15°F (-9°C)
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Use: Use in hanging baskets, window boxes, landscaping and combinations.
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Legal Details:
Patent (US): PPAF
Canadian PBR: PBRAF
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Patent Name:
Superbena® Royale Iced Cherry 'INVEBROICH'
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Photo: Courtesy of Proven Winners

 

 
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