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Verbena Homestead Hot Pink

Scientific Name : Verbena canadensis
Common Name : Rose Vervain
Hardiness Zone : 6b - 9a
Hardiness Degree : 15°F (-9°C)
Blooming Season : Autumn, Late Summer, Summer, Spring, Late Spring
Plant Habit : Spreading
Characteristics : Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Frost Tolerant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 28 - 32" (71 - 81cm)
Height : 4 - 6" (10 - 15cm)
Width : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : ‘Homestead Hot Pink’, like its namesake ‘Homestead Purple’, produces a carpet of color and features Zone-6 hardiness. Hot pink blooms work wonderfully as a groundcover. Mildew resistant, too.
Idea & Tips : Prefers well-drained soils in a sunny location. Fertilize monthly during the growing season to promote season-long flowering.
Grower InformationHardy Verbena with a profusion of brightly colored flowers.
  • Like its namesake ‘Homestead Purple’, this variety produces a carpet of color and features Zone-6 hardiness.
  • Hot pink blooms work wonderfully as a groundcover.
  • Mildew resistant, too.
'Homestead Hot Pink'
Protection InformationPPAF
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
  • Propagation Guide
    • Media EC/pH:
      EC 0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
      Soil Temperature:
      70-72°F (21-22°C)
      Rooting Hormone:
      None
      Mist:
      Low to moderate
      Fertilization:
      50-75 ppm N starting Day 7
      Pinching:
      Yes, one to two times in propagation.
      Transplanting:
      35-42 days after sticking
      Comments:
      Do not oversaturate rooting media.
    • Media pH:
      5.8-6.2
      Temperature:
      Nights: 56 to 64°F (13 to 18°C) Days: 65 to 76°F (18 to 24°C)
      Light Level (fc):
      5,000 to 8,000
      Vernalization:
      No
      Daylength:
      Long day facultative
      Watering:
      Moderate
      Fertilization:
      Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 150 to 175 ppm N.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Typically not required
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      B-Nine/Cycocel sprays 2,500/1,000 ppm
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      Not particularly sensitive. Use well-drained media.
    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      4-6 wks
      1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      6-8 wks
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      Not recommended
      Bloom Months:
      March to October

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