Verbena ‘Claret’, vervain


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Verbena ‘Claret’
vervain

Chosen by Debbie Arrington

I love remembering this plant from my grandparents’ farmhouse, where it lined the driveway and attracted countless bees. In summer it is almost constantly in bloom with rich wine-red flowers.

 

Verbena 'Claret'

photo by Leonora Enking

 

Verbena 'claret'

This handmade sign, drawn by Arboretum Teaching Nursery Manager Lisa Fowler, showcases one of our 75 favorite plants, and can be seen at the Arboretum Plant Sales.

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