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VERBASCUM phoeniceum Hybrid Mix


Stock: Available


Family: Scrophulariaceae

Characteristics: Perennial 60-90cm

Seeds per packet: Appox 50

A stately plant, which combines architectural form with showy early summer blooms in a mix of shades including apricot, carmine, salmon, white, violet and claret that open along slender 90cm (3ft) spires. It is a true perennial which can flower the first year given an early sowing. Self-seeds freely, ideal in cottage style gardens, beds and borders.

Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils in an open sunny position. Drought and frost tolerant.

Temperate: Late Summer to Winter.
Cool climate: Late Summer to Mid Autumn or Spring.

Sow: 3mm deep
Best sown direct or sow in trays and transplant when large enough to handle.
Plant in a well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 50cm
Germination: 10-20 days
Flowering: 20 weeks

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