• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigourous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Verbena 'Peaches 'n' Cream' (G)

Vervain 'Peaches 'n' Cream'

Vervain 'Peaches 'n' Cream'

© � RHS 2001

  • Other common names Vervain 'Peaches 'n' Cream'

  • Genus Verbena can be annuals, perennials or sub-shrubs, with toothed or pinnately lobed leaves and small salver-shaped flowers in spikes, panicles or corymbs in summer or autumn

  • Family Verbenaceae / Verbenaceae

  • Species 'Peaches and Cream' is a spreading perennial, grown as an annual to 20cm, with neat oblong leaves and flat heads of light orange-pink flowers which fade to creamy-yellow

  • Horticultural Group Verbena (G) are species which are separated in the genus Glandularia by some botanists

Characteristics

  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Spreading _ Branched#Spreading / Branched

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Aspect South-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered or Exposed

Soil

  • Chalk

    Chalk

  • Chalk

    Clay

  • Chalk

    Sand

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • MoistureMoist but well-drained

  • SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam

  • pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    1 year

How to grow

Cultivation Best grown in moist but well-drained soil in full sun

Propagation Propagate by seed or stem tip cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types Flower borders and beds Garden Edging City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

How to care

Pruning No pruning required

Pests May be attacked by slugs, leafhoppers and aphids

Diseases May be subject to powdery mildews

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