Flower NameVerbena tenera
Formal NameVerbena tenera
Alias姫美女桜, Verbena tenera
Morphsemi-cold-tolerant perennial plant
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.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arraySpike Inflorescence
Leaf typeBipinnate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
Flowering placeGarden cultivated variety Pot flower
ColorRed, Pink, Blue, Violet, White
SeasonMay Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height20 ~ 30 [cm]
Diameter0.3 ~ 0.9