Flower Database

Verbena tenera

Basic information
Flower Name
Verbena tenera
Formal Name
Verbena tenera
Alias
姫美女桜, Verbena tenera
Habitat
horticultural variety
Morph
semi-cold-tolerant perennial plant
Comment
Verbena tenera or Hime Bijozakura (scientific name: Verbena tenera) is a semi-cold-tolerant perennial horticultural variety of 'Verbena' which is a member of the family Verbenaceae and a semi-cold hardy annual herb. The stems are creeping and woody, sprouting many roots from the nodes that creep across the ground. From spring to autumn, it produces many small flowers with an inflorescence that grows from the flower stalk. The flowers are cylindrical with a 5-depth fissure at the tip and two lobes at the tip of the petals, which open flat. The typical color of the flower is blue, but there are many colors such as pink, red and white.
Common name: Verbena tenera, also known as moss verbena, verbena tenera, hime bijozakura, origin: Horticultural variety (original from South America), Plant Height: 15-30 cm, Leaf shape: pinnate, Leaf margin: hairy, Leaf Inflorescence: opposite, Flower diameter: 0.3-0.9 cm, Flower Inflorescence diameter: 3-9 cm, Flowering time: May-November, Flower color: blue-violet, peach, red, Propagation method: inserted buds, use: ground cover for flower beds, potted plants.
Detailed information
Order
Lamiales
Family
Verbenaceae
Genus
Verbena
Species
V. tenera
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Bipinnate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden cultivated variety Pot flower
Color
Red, Pink, Blue, Violet, White
Season
May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height
20  ~ 30  [cm]
Diameter
0.3  ~ 0.9