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Verbascum thapsis


By Lori

Verbascum thapsis

A biennial these are lovely first season plants...they remain this rosette of gray-green furred leaves next season they will send up the seed heads that sometimes branch like giant saguaro six to eight feet tall. Garden candelarbra. the favourite of chickadees.

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I love these Lori and always have at least two or three blooming each summer.

4 May, 2008


Well, Mike, I am 'hoist on my own petard' as they say....these two are now close to six feet and still growing, and I was sure they were first year plants.....lovely yellow flower spikes and the birds are lining up!!lol.

9 Jul, 2008

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