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Type: Perennial
Seed #: 271
Common Name: Verbascum
Latin Name: verbascum olympicum
Variety: Species
Colour: Yellow
Temperature: 23C - 28C (73F - 82F) (Zone 6)
Zone: 6
Blooms: June to September
Site: Full Sun or Part Shade
Height: 25cm - 250cm (10" - 98")
Spread: 30cm - 60cm (12" - 24")
Seeds per pack: 0
Price: $0.00
Plant these to encourage birds and butterflies to visit your garden frequently. This plant produces amazing cutflower. This plant is deer resistant. This plant is a great water saver. Also perfect for the busy lifestyle gardener or just that dry area where nothing seems to grow. This plant is scented.
Attracts
Butterflies
Great
Cutflower
Deer
Resistant
Drought
Tolerant
Scented



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Verbascum


Notes: Similar in habit to Foxgloves but produces even taller, branching spires with bright golden yellow flowers from mid summer onwards. Forms a dense basil clump of gray - green, woolly felt covered leaves, making it drought tolerant or Deer Resistant. Native to the dry, rocky hillsides of Greece and Turkey. It thrives in poor, well drained soils and self sows making it a great selection for a wildflower garden.


Instructions: Surface sow in early Spring. Germination is 14 to 21 days.


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Red Hot Poker - Easy to grow! This evergreen perennial produces brilliant orange and yellow tubular flowers on slender spikes. They will tolerate wind and coastal conditions and thrives in a well drained, full sun, open location. For fuller more vibrant flowers, keep watered in hot summer months. Superb showy cut flower for large arrangements. Hummingbirds love this plant and will visit frequently.   Lychnis - This perennial forms dense clumps of silver-white  foliage and multi-branched, gray green stems and produces masses of deep to moderate pink blooms for much of the summer.They are very drought tolerant, and are known to be deer resistant.   Sea Holly - Vibrant silver blue foliage with metallic blue seedpods that sport radiant spiny bracts. Excellent in cutflowers & dried arrangements. Cut before they fully open as these will continue to open in the drying process. Hanging them upside down to dry ensures weaker stems do not flop over. Great conversation piece for a dinner bouquet or garden focal point.Long grown in seaside gardens for its salt tolerance. Deer resistant.
Red Hot Poker   Lychnis   Sea Holly
(Kniphophia)   (Lychnis coronaria)   (eryngium amethystinum)

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