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Verbascum hybridum

Scrophulariaceae
Perennials, Flowers

Many hybrids are obtainable, either as blends or in single colors. Most must be grown from seed.

‘Banana Custard’. Biennial. Grows to 5–6 ft. tall and 2 ft. wide. Bright yellow flowers.

Benary hybrids, Cotswold hybrids. Perennials. These resemble V. phoeniceum but come in white, cream, pink, and purple. Named varieties include ‘Helen Johnson’ (peach pink) and ‘Pink Domino’ (bright pink).

‘Copper Rose’. Perennial. Grows to 4–6 ft. tall and 2 ft. wide, with buff, apricot, rose, or tan flowers. Blooms first year from seed sown in late winter, earliest spring.

‘Sierra Sunset’. Perennial. Rosettes 8 in. high and 14–18 in. wide produce flower stalks 1 1/2 ft. high that hold large blossoms in shades of melon and salmon, with rose accents.

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