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Clusters of flowers all season; vigorous plants; great annual ground cover; low maintenance
- Attracts Butterflies
- Best Seller
- Deadheading Not Necessary
- Drought Tolerant *
- Heat Tolerant
- Landscape Plant
- Low Maintenance
- Native to the Americas
*Even drought tolerant annual and perennial plants will need water for the first few weeks while they get established. Shrubs and trees will need to be watered for the first year after they are planted. After this, little or no supplemental water will be necessary when planted in the ground. No plant is truly drought tolerant in a container; water is necessary for all plants in containers.
- Flower Color: Pink
- Foliage Color: Green
- Garden Height: 6 - 12"; Short
- Spacing: 12 - 14"
- Habit: Trailing
- Duration: Annual
- Bloom Time: Planting to Hard Frost
- Zones: Annual except in zones 8 - 11
- Hardy Temp: 15°F (-9°C)
- Exposure: Full sun
- Water Needs: Normal
- Container Plant Style: Spiller - Trails over the side of a container
Landscapes and containers
Use in hanging baskets, window boxes, landscaping and combinations
- Growing Tips:
Self-cleaning, no deadheading necessary.
Superbena are our most vigorous, heat tolerant, and mildew tolerant series. While always great in containers they are also fantastic in landscape beds. They can tolerate dry soils and lower fertility. Normally either an application of slow release fertilizer or amending with compost is enough to keep them happy and blooming in landscape beds. They shouldn’t need to be trimmed back but can be given a “haircut” – a trim back – using a sharp pair of scissors or pruning shears at any time. While naturally well branched, trimming them back will encourage additional branching, fuller plants, and ultimately more flowers. I usually give them a very slight trim as I am transplanting to boost branching.
An application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.