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botanical name:
Verbascum 'Twilight'
Verbascum 'Twilight' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Mullein
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.20m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Tall spikes of dusky, salmon flowers with tints of purplish-pink, fading to cream at the edges. Clumps of mid-green leaves that are sometimes evergreen.


cultivation:
Well-drained, preferably chalky, poorish soil in full sun.

propagation:
From root cuttings, usually taken in early autumn.

other notes:
Raised by Clair Wilson and Vic Johnston, introduced by Blooms of Bressingham.

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