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Verbascum 'Phoenicium Quattro' - Seeds

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£3.49

Catalogue Code: 30211166

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A beautiful mix producing tall flowerspires in four contrasting shades, Verbascum phoenicium ‘Quattro’ adds colour and vertical accents to borders in late spring and early summer. The colourful flowers are very popular with butterflies, bees and other pollinators.

Key Features

  • Loved by pollinators
  • Hardy perennial

Pack Contents: 75 Seeds

Height: 70cm

Description

  • Tall flowerspires in four contrasting shades
  • Flowers in late spring and early summer
  • Popular with butterflies and bees

A beautiful mix producing tall flowerspires in four contrasting shades, Verbascum phoenicium ‘Quattro’ adds colour and vertical accents to borders in late spring and early summer. These hardy perennials usually flower in the first year after sowing, and the colourful flowers are very popular with butterflies, bees and other pollinators.

Sow indoors

Sow in deep pots of pre-watered seed compost and lightly cover with vermiculite or a little more compost. Keep at around 15-18°C (59-64F) away from the light, and allow 2-4 weeks for germination.

Grow on

When large enough to handle. transplant into 8cm (3in) pots. Slowly acclimatise to outdoor conditions before planting out after frosts.

Plant out

Choose a sunny spot in any well-drained soil. Ensure soil is well-prepared (raked to a fine tilth and weed-free). Plant approximately 45cm apart.

Sow outdoors

Sow into well-prepared soil and lightly cover. Water the soil as needed. Thin out as they grow to around 45cm apart.

Aftercare

Cut back spent flower spike after first flowering to encourage further blooming. Will set seed close to the original plants.

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Growing Calendar

J Jan F Feb M Mar A Apr M May J June J Jul A Aug S Sep O Oct N Nov D Dec
Sow Indoors
Sow Outdoors
Harvest

Delivery

We know how important your garden is to you. We've listened to our customers and introduced a new improved speedy delivery service, meaning Express delivery comes as standard

Order TypeDelivery ChargeDelivery Charge
Seed only order£2.49If you purchase any other items you'll be charged the standard delivery rate of £5.99
Plants, bulbs & gardening accessories£5.99If we need to split your order into separate deliveries we'll only charge one delivery fee
Extra large or long plants & heavy items£9.99These are clearly displayed at check-out
Compost (and any other large or heavy items)£5.99

These items are subject to a delivery multiplier where orders containing 3 or 4 items will be subject to an additional £5.99 for every further 2 items added. This is automatically applied at check-out:

  • 1 - 2 bags £5.99
  • 3 - 4 bags £11.98
  • 5 - 6 bags £17.97
  • 7 - 8 bags £23.96
  • 9 - 10 bags £29.95

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