VERBASCUM phlomoides 'Wega'

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VERBASCUM phlomoides 'Wega'

Mullein
[Banana Custard]
(hybridum)
Select Item No. VA066

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Biennial
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Origin: Garden origin
Special Features: The taller grey-leaf Verbascums are stately and command attention. Very large yellow blossoms. Plant as a single specimen or in groups of 3 or more for an even bolder appearance.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 1993.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: grey felt-like
Growth Habit: upright, erect
Height with Flowers: 180 cm
Spacing between Plants: 75 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained
Location:
Characteristics: solitary plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.12048 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
8300
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 7 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Anytime
Sowing to Germination: 2 - 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Vernalization: A prudent recommendation would be to provide 6-12 weeks at an average daily temperature of 40°F (5°C). Exposure to cold may not be necessary for flowering but might improve quality.
Forcing: This species is not a suitable candidate for forcing.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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