Verbascum 'Lemon Sorbet'Verbascum 'Lemon Sorbet'

Verbascum ‘Lemon Sorbet’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

Continuously blooming spikes of large lemon yellow flowers. A great addition to the improved varieties being introduced. Drought tolerant.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 14″ / 18″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August

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SKU: VERLEMSOR Categories: ,
Common Name Mullein
Family Scrophulariaceae
Genus Verbascum
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP18174
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Upright, Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 14" / 18"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time June, July, August
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring, Summer
Flower Color Yellow
Leaf Color Green
Soil Excellent porosity and high mineral.
pH 6.4 - 7.4
Exposure Full Sun
Special Uses Deer Resistant, Low Water Usage
Nutritional Needs 50-100 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average water needs in the garden.
How Different? New flower color on 'Jackie'-like plant.
Landscape Value Sun garden, mixed beds or borders.
Finish Time to 4" 5 weeks
Comments Don't over fertilize. Great drainage is a necessity in wet winter areas. Does well in S. CA. Deer and rabbits tend to leave the Verbascum alone.
Grower Notes --
Verbascum 'Lemon Sorbet' - Product Profile
Verbascum 'Lemon Sorbet' - Growing Recipe

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