Verbascum Dark Eyes
Gorgeous pale yellow flowers with darker markings bloom on spikes throughout summer attracting bees to your garden. Protect from prolonged periods of frost. Foliage will die down in autumn.
Month Available: May
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Yellow
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Perennial
Hardy: Protect from extended periods of frost
Main Attribute: Summer flowering
Height / Spread: 30cm x 30cm (12in x 12in)
Verbascum do not do well in wet or boggy conditions so make sure you plant it in a well-drained area of your garden.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Caterpillars, Powdery Mildew
Plant Care: Cut back faded flower spikes after flowering. Remove overwintered stems in early spring.
Care and Time: Medium - spring
Benefits: Eye catching and unique flowers, with a dwarf habit. A very popular variety and will attract bees and butterflies.
History: This variety has been bred to be short and compact making it ideal for small spaces.
EU Rights: EU Plant Variety Rights apply. Propagation without a license is illegal.