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Superbena® Whiteout Verbena hybrid

Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
Mature Size
12" 30"
Height
6 - 12"
Spread
18 - 30"
  • Details

    Features

    I feel a big GROWTH SPURT coming on.

    Superbena verbenas are very vigorous with strongly trailing habits  They need relatively long days to bloom and are difficult to produce in small container sizes.  They have very large flowers and umbels.  They are great in landscapes and containers.  In landscapes, they are best used at the front of beds and they function as spillers in combination planters.  If you are looking for a colorful annual ground cover, Superbena is a great choice.

    We always select for stable colors that give gardeners the most consistent experience possible. However, with some plants there is likely to be some variation over time. Superbena Whiteout will at times naturally change. This can be a single flower in a cluster, a whole umbel of flowers or even an entire branch.  For Superbena Whiteout, this color change is most likely to be to either a striped pattern or solid violet. If you prefer that your plant not have this color variation, trimming off the portion of the plant that has flowers with the odd coloration, can minimize how much of your plant ends up with the color change. If you don't mind the new look, there is no need to do anything.  It isn't detrimental to the plant in any way. This isn't a common occurrence, but it is something that happens in a small percentage of Superbena Whiteout plants each year.

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    Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer
    Long Blooming
    Fall Interest
    Heat Tolerant
    Deadheading Not Necessary
    Drought Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Butterflies
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    6 - 12 Inches
    Trails Up To: 
    24 Inches
    Spacing: 
    10 - 14 Inches
    Spread: 
    18 - 30 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    White
    Flower Shade: 
    White
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Mounding Trailing
    Container Role: 
    Spiller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Planting To Hard Frost
    Hardiness Zones: 
    8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Groundcover
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses Notes: 

    Great in both containers of all types and landscapes.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Self-cleaning, no deadheading necessary.

    Superbena are our most vigorous, heat tolerant, and mildew tolerant series. While always great in containers they are also fantastic in landscape beds. They can tolerate dry soils and lower fertility. Normally either an application of slow release fertilizer or amending with compost is enough to keep them happy and blooming in landscape beds. They shouldnt need to be trimmed back but can be given a haircut a trim back using a sharp pair of scissors or pruning shears at any time. While naturally well branched, trimming them back will encourage additional branching, fuller plants, and ultimately more flowers. I usually give them a very slight trim as I am transplanting to boost branching.

    An application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.

    Superbena have an early compact habit that becomes a vigorous spreader with strong garden performance. The abundance flowering helps these varieties really stand out in the garden.

    Superbena® Whiteout Verbena hybrid 'RIKA1832M3' USPP 30,897, Can PBRAF
  • 2 Reviews

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    • This meets all my expectations. Large fluffy puffs of white. I teamed it with Supertunia Snowdrift, Diamond Frost Euphorbia and a liquorice plant. Lol, they out grew the liquorice plant. Mid-summer I cut back the Snowdrift petunia and didn't touch the Superbena. The top in euphorbia then a big ring of Snowdrift and a skirt of Superbena White Out to the ground. It's a 24" bright blue ceramic pot and it has been obscured for a while. Superbenas do the best in our extreme summers. I am zone 9 and we are getting long runs of *100f+ temperatures.

      Peggie Who
      , California
      , United States
      , 1 week ago
    • Picked one of these up at a professional garden center April 2019 and am already 100% pleased. Massive pure white blooms on strong, sturdy and deep green healthy branches make this one a keeper Already looking to take over the large pot in which it is planted. Needs only water, full sun and a dose of fertilizer every 7-10 days. Spreads like a vine and will likely need to be trimmed 2 or 3 times this season. Probably best combined with other spreading annuals that need loads of sun. I expect this verbena to thrive all summer, as all my PW Superbenas have the last 5-6 years.

      Matthew Lamb
      , Maryland
      , United States
      , 1 year ago
  • 15 Awards

    Award Year Award Plant Trial
    2018 Top Performer Jardin Daniel A. Seguin
    2018 Top Performer University of Guelph
    2018 Perfect Score All Season Oklahoma State University Botanical Gardens
    2018 Leader of the Pack - All Season North Carolina State, JC Raulston Arboretum
    2018 Leader of the Pack - Late Season North Carolina State, JC Raulston Arboretum
    2018 Top Performer South Dakota State - McCrory Gardens
    2018 Top Performer Oregon State University
    2018 Top Performer University of Georgia
    2018 Top Perfomer Jardin Botanique Roger-Van den Hende
    2018 Top Performer Michigan State University
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