Germination Guide

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Verbena officinalis


Give sown seeds several weeks @ 20°C to imbibe water (perhaps even germinate!), then expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See

Verbena bonariensis


Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Verbena hastata


Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See


Sow @4°C for 3 weeks, then place @20°C.
Verbena rigida


Sow @4°C for 3 weeks, then place @20°C.
Verbena stricta


Sow @ 4°C for 3 months, then place @ 20°C for 3 months.