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Verbascum ‘Dark Eyes’

Very short habit with large felted gray leaves in a rosette and cone shaped spikes of large, creamy yellow flowers with large maroon centers. Wonderful in front of a sunny border!

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 10″ / 12″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August

Common Name Mullein
Family Scrophulariaceae
species hybrid
Plant Type
US Patent # PP16986
EU Grant # EU19206
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Flower Color
Foliage Color
Dormancy Winter
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Growth Rate
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How Different? Shorter than 'Jackie' with larger, grayer leaves.
Landscape Value Sun garden, mixed beds or borders.
Most Active Growing Season
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 10" / 12"
Soil (Garden) Excellent porosity and high mineral.
Water (Garden) Average water needs in the garden.
Special Uses ,
Comments Don't over fertilize. Great drainage is a necessity in wet winter areas. Flower color in lower light is lighter. Grows well in S. California. Deer and rabbits tend to leave the Verbascum alone.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 0.75 – 1.0
pH 5.8 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 50 – 100 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 4 – 6 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
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