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Verbascum ‘Sugar Plum’


Verbascum 'Sugar Plum' is a compact mullein with large pinkish lavender flowers with plum purple eyes held on branching candelabras.

Verbascum 'Sugar Plum' is a stocky, compact, vigorous mullein with large pinkish lavender flowers with plum purple eyes held on branching candelabras for months. Drought tolerant and loves full sun. Nice silvery-green foliage.

Common Name: Mullein

Family: Scrophulariaceae (The Figwort Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink

Class: Semi-evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: Yes


Benefits: Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Native forms colonize disturbed soils. Grows best in dry, sandy or gravelly soils, although it can grow in a variety of habitats, including banksides, meadows, roadsides, forest clearings and pastures.


Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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