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Verbascum 'Dark Eyes'

Mullein, Celsia

Hardy Perennial

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Compact variety reaching just 30cm (12") tall

A lovely cut flower for summer bouquets

Loved by pollinating insects

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This compact Mullein is perfect for brightening up the front of borders. Its showy flower spikes are crowded with primrose yellow blooms, each with a contrasting maroon eye. Verbascum 'Dark Eyes' is a compact, dwarf variety, rising to just 30cm (12") tall. Its coarse green foliage forms a dense clump, creating excellent groundcover when they are planted in close groups. This hardy perennial is perfect for cottage gardens and Mediterranean planting schemes, and also works nicely as a cut flower. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

Height Up to 30cm (12in)
Spread Up to 30cm (12in)

Hardy Perennial

wildlife gardenscottage gardens

full sun

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Flowering Months


1 x 2 litre potted verbascum plant (80339)
2 x 2 litre potted verbascum plants (80518)
3 x 2 litre potted verbascum plants (T80519P)
1 verbascum jumbo plug plant (KB3202)
3 verbascum jumbo plug plants (KB3203)
6 verbascum jumbo plug plants (KB3204)

Grow Verbascum plants in sunny or semi shaded borders in neutral or alkaline, poor well drained soil.
Established Verbascum plants require little maintenance. Deadhead faded flower spikes to encourage more Verbascum flowers to be produced. Cut back old stems at the base in autumn and remove any damaged and yellowing foliage. In spring, apply a mulch of well rotted manure or garden compost around the base of the plant. v

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