Verbena
Verbena 'Tukana Scarlet'

Family: Verbenaceae (ver-be-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Verbena (ver-BEE-nuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Tukana Scarlet
Additional cultivar information:(PP12578; Tukana series, aka Scarlena)
Hybridized by Stemkens
Registered or introduced: 2000

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Citrus Heights, California

Oak View, California

Deland, Florida

Tijeras, New Mexico

Greenville, South Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Oct 22, 2006, darylmitchell from Saskatoon, SK (Zone 3a) wrote:

I tried these in a large container with several other annuals (vinca minor, calibrachoa, gazania, salvia and cordyline). They suffered at first from some dieback but recovered. The flowers were a nice bright red colour, but were not as abundant as other verbana I have tried in the past.