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Verbascum ‘Sierra Sunset’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.

This Verbascum forms a rosette of soft green leaves and central stems with large yellow/orange flowers. It has larger flowers and leaves then Jackie and is a real 'Wow' sunset splash in a garden!

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

SKU: VERSIESUN Categories: ,
Common Name Mullein
Family Scrophulariaceae
Genus Verbascum
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP17152
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 Orange, Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Soil (Garden) 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 Does well in S. CA. Deer and rabbits tend to leave the Verbascum alone. It's normal for our production crews to cut plants back to prevent crown rot. This is a short lived perennial.
Grower Notes --
Verbascum 'Sierra Sunset' - Product Profile
Verbascum 'Sierra Sunset' - Growing Recipe

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