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PlantFiles: Ornamental Mullein
Verbascum 'Letitia'

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Family: Scrophulariaceae (skrof-yoo-larr-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Verbascum (ver-BASK-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Letitia

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral saya On Mar 20, 2005, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

I 've got seeds from a very wellI experienced rockery gardner and I 've sown these seeds (at 20 C) in 2004. Like most verbascums they 'll bloom in their second year. So I 'm not sure what I 'll get and if they 'll come back true from seeds. This verbascum is a probably a hybrid between V. dumulosum and V. spinosum. Looking after one of the parents is fine for me too. I 'll keep you updated.



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