Verbena x hybrida-Garden Verbena. Despite the heavy June rains in Fargo, these looked good as a group in July. 'Quartz Burgundy' and 'Vivacious Mix' got high marks for appearance by September while 'Quartz Burgundy' looked good in Dickinson in July.
Fargo Dickinson
July 24 September 1 July 12 August 26 Comments
Hgt. Spr. Hgt. Spr. Hgt. Spr. Hgt. Spr.
Blue Lagoon-Pk 6-10" 8-10" 8-10" 10-12" -- -- -- -- Fargo - Blue; Not uniform in bloom time or vigor, rabbits eating flowers in July

Dickinson - Not tested
Novalis Deep Blue/White Eye-AAS(89), Ben 6-8 6-10 8-10 8-12 -- -- -- -- Fargo - Deep lavender blue--white eye; Nice flower but not uniform in bloom time

Dickinson - Not tested
Quartz Burgundy-AAS (99) 6-8 6-8 8-10 10-12 6-8" 10-12" 8-10" 12-15" F - Burgundy; Better bloom in September, good uniformity all season

D - Nicer bloom in July than August
Violet Eyes-Bur 6-10 6-10 10 10-12 -- -- -- --

F - Pale pink, pale lavender with dark eyes; Not uniform, color more red in Sept.

D - Not tested

Vivacious Mix-Bur 6-8 8-10 8-12 12-15 -- -- -- -- F - Red, pink, purple; Nice color mix, vigorous with good bloom by September

D - Not tested
Waterfalls Mix-Bur 6 8 6 10-12 -- -- -- --- F - Blues and white; Lacked vigor, didn't bloom uniformly

D - Not tested