verbena problem

ford8nn(z4IL)July 22, 2011

I bought two trailing verbenas this year, planted one in the ground and one in a cedar box, about 4 inches deep. the one in the box never blooms. The buds seem to dry up and turn brown. The other one is beautiful. Could there be something in the cedar the plant doesnt like?

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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

what kind of media do you have in the cedar box.. how big is the box ... how much do you water it.. and how dry does it get in between waterings ...

and.. is the box in full sun???

ken

    Bookmark   July 22, 2011 at 8:37AM
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ford8nn(z4IL)

Full sun watered daily, M'gro potting soil, 10 x 10 x 4" rarely, if ever, dries out much. wood is western red cedar.

    Bookmark   July 22, 2011 at 10:31AM
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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

Let it get more dry between watering. Verbena doesn't like to be wet all the time.

    Bookmark   August 1, 2011 at 3:51PM
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