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Week 9 – February 26, 2024

Plant Information

Verbascum Southern Charm

  • Verbascum Southern Charm - Bloom
  • Verbascum Southern Charm - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Verbascum x hybrida

Common Name: Ornamental Mullein

Hardiness Zone: 5a - 8b

Hardiness Degree: -20°F (-28.9°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 12 - 20" (30 - 51cm)

Height: 24 - 30" (61 - 76cm)

Width: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Unique blend of soft floral colors and highly textured, ‘fuzzy’ foliage. Although this plant is drought tolerant, it will go ‘dormant’ under high temperatures. Expect reblooming in late summer.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 12 to 13 weeks

  • Florets are arranged in pairs, doubling the life of the flower spike.
  • Plants bloom in Spring, go dormant under high temperatures and rebloom in Autumn.