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Superbena® Violet Ice Verbena

Proven Winners

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Ships Week of 5/23/22

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  • Height 6-12 Inches
  • Width 18-30 Inches
  • Use as a spiller when using in containers
  • Superior disease resistance and heat tolerance

Another great color in the Royale series, Superbena Violet Ice gives you gorgeous violet purple flowers for your hanging baskets or landscape. A white eye and bright green foliage provide a delightful contrast to the purple flowers. Superbena sports larger flowers and umbels giving you an outstanding display with superior disease resistance and heat tolerance. A win-win for your spring to fall garden.

Native to the Americas, verbena thrive in Zones 8a through 11b where summers are hot and sunny days are long. In Zones 2-7 you can set these out as annuals after the danger of the last frost has passed and enjoy a continuous display of blooms until frost in the fall. Superbenas tolerate summer heat, and do not flush out of bloom when it gets hot. They are not attractive to deer.

Superbena® Violet Ice Verbena Care

Superbenas thrive in full sun, will appreciate some shade in the hottest climates and they require high amounts of light to produce blooms. Not a fussy annual, superbenas will thrive in poor soil with average pH of 5.8 to 6.2, and on an average water availability, but providing them with a slow release fertilizer and a regular watering schedule will help them be at their best. Amend clay soils to improve drainage as superbenas do not like wet feet. Fertilize container plants on a regular schedule for optimal performance.

Superbenas are an improved hybrid of verbena and do not require deadheading. They are self cleaning and do not require pruning although they can be sheared to increase branching which will increase blooms. It is a low mounding trailing annual that works great as a ground cover and also performs wonderfully as a container plant in combination with other full sun loving annual flowers and foliage.

Superbena® Violet Ice Verbena Spacing

Due to the mounding trailing habit, superbenas require planting 10 to 14 inches apart. Growing up to 12 inches tall and spreading out up to 30 inches, they make a wonderful ground cover. If planted in a container, they can trail up to 24 inches. Pairing Superbena Violet Ice with nemesia, petunia, sutera, alyssum and their companion colors of superbena creates incredible hanging basket or container plantings for your porch or patio as the cool violet color works with any color combination you can imagine.

Superbena® Violet Ice Verbena Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 8-11
Flower Color(s): Purple
Bloom Period: Planting To Frost
Foliage Color(s) Green
Foliage Description: Dark Green
Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun
Height Class: Short
Height: 6-12 Inches
Spread: 18-30 Inches
Spacing: 10-14 Inches
Habit: Mounding, Trailing
Watering: Average
Drought Tolerant: No
Attracts: Butterflies
Resists: Deer
Container Role: Spiller
Use Types: Border Plant, Combinations, Container, Groundcover, Landscape, Mass Planting
Features: Fall Interest, Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer, Large Flowers, Deadheading Not Necessary, Pollinator Attractor
Maintenance: Easy
Scientific Name: Verbena hybrid 'RIKAV18302' USPP 25,396, Can 4,786
Common Name: Superbena® Violet Ice Verbena
Other Name(s):
Plant Type: Annual
Brand: Proven Winners

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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

1 Review - Superbena® Violet Ice Verbena Show Reviews

  • 5
    Can survive under the sun

    Posted by Betty Hood on Nov 29th 2021

    I just wanted to update my front porch, then I found this amazing Violet Ice Verbena plant. It looked amazing on my porch. I don’t have to worry as it thrives in the full heat of the sun. I also love how it lasted all summer long!