Perennial of the Week: Verbena Bonariensis, “Lollipop”

Perennial of the Week: Verbena Bonariensis, "Lollipop"

Perennial of the Week: Verbena Bonariensis, “Lollipop”

If you’re looking for a stunning (and easy to grow) way to attract pollinators to your garden, look no further than verbena bonariensis, Lollipop. This late-blooming, tall sculptured plant brings bright lavender bursts of color to your garden and is airy enough to allow other plants to shine as well.

Verbena bonariensis thrives in sunlight with well-drained soil and constant moisture. Growing up to 6 feet tall, this plant makes a fabulous filler and attracts all sorts of pollinators from monarch butterflies and bees to hummingbirds.

This plant starts blooming mid-summer and continues throughout the season until the first frost of the year. For more information, check out the links below, and if you have any questions about adding this beauty to your garden, feel free to call or email our perennial expert.