Banana Custard Verbascum

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Misc Wildlife Value
Shade Full Sun, Partial Shade
Area Coastal Areas, Scotland & The North
Soil Good, Well Drained, Alkaline/Chalky
Colour Yellow/Gold
Type Pot Grown
Also Good Repeat Flowering, Seedheads
Flowering Jun, Jul, Aug

Verbascum x hybridum Banana Custard

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Verbascum x hybridum Banana Custard

For a stately presence at the back of a sunny border, a good bet is Verbascum x hybridum Banana Custard. From a silver-grey rosette of handsome felt-like leaves grow strong spikes packed with 5cm-wide flowers in a show-stopping blend of two yellows up to a height of 1.8m.

These colourful plants are short-lived perennials and make superb specimen plants even before the flowers emerge. For plants that will look wonderful alongside Banana Custard, why not have a look at our full range of beautiful herbaceous perennials?

Great In Your Garden...

The golden yellow flowers of this Verbascum make it invaluable at the back of the border in a cottage garden. If you remove spent flower stems as they fade you will get a second flush of blooms.

Bees, butterflies and other pollinators adore the flowers of Verbascum x hybridum Banana Custard, making it perfect for the wildlife garden. Despite its association with cottage gardens, tall Verbascums look spectacular in a more formal setting, especially as specimen plants in an architectural garden.

As Beth Chatto made famous in her Essex gravel garden, Verbascums are drought-tolerant once established and act as ideal visual breaks when designing a garden.

They can also be grown in the cut flower border for use in vases and in summer arrangements.

Features

  • Colour: Yellow flowers.
  • Flowering: June to August.
  • Foliage: Silver-green leaves.
  • Height: 1.8m.
  • Spread: 60cm.
  • Spacing: 60cm.
  • Position: Sun.
  • Soil: Well-drained.

Did You Know...

In Ireland, mullein was traditionally used as a folk remedy for tuberculosis.

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