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2009
Verbena tenuisecta
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific name - Verbena tenuisecta

Synonyms -

Popular names - Moss verbena.

Distribution and Habitat - originally from South America, along decirculatie horses and railroads.

Description - herbaceous perennial. Procumbenta or decumbenta stem, 10-30 x 30-120 cm, with 4 edges, pear. Leaves tri-or tri-lobate penatsectat, lobes linear, 2-3.5 x 2-3 cm, entire or toothed, top obtuse. Flowers solitary in the armpit bracteelor, blue, purple, red-purple, lilac, or white. Calyx tubular, 6-9 mm needle 5 sepa unequal, linear, top acute. Corolla tube narrow, Corola gamopetala, petals 8-10 mm diameter, obcordate, emarginat top, edge entire. 4 stamens. Ovary 4-locular. Blooms in February-October.

Growth rate - fast.

Tolerances - drought. Must be protected from moisture in winter.

Requirements - soil sunny, well-drenatepH 5.5-6.5. Regular watering and fertilization. Temperatures of 11/24 ˚ C.

Management - after the end of flowering period, plants cut at ground level, will thrive again after 3-4 months.

Propagation - by cuttings, division and seeds. The seeds germinate in 7-12 days at 22-26 ˚ C, you can replant the final place after 30-40 days from sowing; blooms after 60-80 days.

Diseases and pests --

Natural partners and Garden - Antirrhinum sp., Eupatorium sp., Neomarica gracilis, Papaver sp., Phlox maculata, Myosotis sylvatica, Sporobolus heterolepis.

Cultivars and varieties - 'Alba', 'Abbeyville'.

Properties and Uses - Verbena tenuisecta can be used as rocarii plants, attract butterflies.

Myth, Legend and Folklore --

References

Baldassare Mineo, Fritz Kummert - Rock Garden Plants - Timber Press, 1999

Barbara Ellis - Taylor's Guide to Annuals - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2000

Thomas H. Kearney,Robert H. Peebles - Arizona Flora - University of California Press, 1960

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