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Verbascum Mix

Verbascum Mix

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This whimsy mix of verbascum will dress up your borders with airy white, pink, red or purple flower clusters above dark green mounds of foliage. Free-flowering mix perpetuates itself by self-seeding. It spreads 12-15" wide.

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Light: Full sun to partial shade
Height: 24-30"
Deer Resistant
Bloom Time: Late spring to frost
Size: Potted
Zones: 4 to 8

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Verbascum Mix Product Details

Botanical Name: Verbascum phoeniceum mix
Form: Short lived herbaceous perennial
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade/Full Sun
Height/Habit: 24" - 30" tall, vertical plants.
Spread: 12" - 15"
Spacing: 12" - 15"
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
Foliage Type: 10" - 12" long & up to 4" wide, forming a basal rosette of oblong, toothed, glabrous foliage that is hairy beneath. Dark green.
Flower Form: 4 petaled single, 1/2 - 3/4" cups, clusters along the top 1/3 of the stems.
Flower Color: A mix containing white, pink, red and purple.
Flowering Date: From late spring until a killing frost in fall.
Planting Requirements: Set at the same level it is at in the container, firm and water in well.
Soil Requirements: Well drained, moisture retentive. Won't tolerate wet conditions.
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast.
Unique Characteristics: Colorful racemes of flowers dotted and speckled through a border add bright glimpses of the many hues this mix contains. It has a light airy quality to it that is perfect to intervene amongst some of the heavier varieties that can become oppressive without these light touches. Easy and free flowering, a short lived perennial that will perpetuate itself by self sown seed.
Pruning: Only to remove spent flower stems.
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A species of mullein, this Verbascum Phoeniceum mix offers a brief bounty of white, fuchsia, and lilac to violet flowers in early spring. One of the earliest verbascum plants to bloom, the brief but spectacular two-week display will enliven the early spring garden. These lovely flowers emit a soft, honey-like fragrance in the morning and the dried flowers are often used as potpourri. The showy, sweet scented four-petaled pastel blossoms cluster en masse on 2-foot tall spires, just in time for Easter bouquets. Excellent for borders, early spring beds and cottage gardens, the verbascum mix's short-lived perennial flowers make excellent cut flowers and the attractive ground-hugging dark green glossy foliage is evergreen and provides year round visual interest.

This verbascum phoeniceum mix is well-adapted to naturalizing, thriving on dry, stony hillsides and open woodlands. Plant your verbascum mix in well-drained soil in partial to full sun- these flowers won't tolerate wet soil. Overly fertile soil may cause your verbascum to flop, requiring staking. Low maintenance and easy to care for, verbascum plants are self-sowing and will propagate themselves in a non-aggressive way. Hardy in zones 4 – 8. Deer tolerant and both drought- and frost resistant, they are occasionally subject to powdery mildew. Avoid overwatering to prevent this problem. Deadheading spent blossoms will enhance the blooming period. The delightful, eager spring-blooming white, pink and purple flowers of this verbascum mix soften beds and borders, pairing well with other spring flowers like snowdrop, hyacinth and iris.



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