- Height 6-12 Inches
- Width 18-30 Inches
- Use as a spiller when using in containers
- Superior disease resistance and heat tolerance
- Growing Zone 8 - 11
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
|Drought Tolerant: No
|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
|Scientific Name: Verbena hybrid 'RIKAV18302' USPP 25,396, Can 4,786
|Common Name: Superbena® Violet Ice Verbena
|Plant Type: Annual
|Brand: Proven Winners
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
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
Time of Order:
- 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.