Moisture retentive soil
Well drained soil
Tall yellow flower spikes in summer, over rosettes of silvery leaves. Will tolerate poor soil, but must be free-draining. May need supporting. Biennial or short-lived perennial.
A new introduction in 2015, Verbascum 'Firedance' has sublime rusty bronze-red flower spikes during the summer. Available for Mail Order from April - August
V.'Cotswold Beauty' has delightful apricot flowers with beautiful purple stamens, during the summer months. Available for Mail Order from April - August