How to propagate verbascums

Colourful and elegant, verbascums are gorgeous perennials. In this video clip, Carol Klein reveals how to propagate them from root cuttings.

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Jan, Feb, Oct, Nov, Dec

With their elegant spires of flowers, verbascums are beautiful but short-lived perennials, so it's well worth propagating them to get new plants for free. In this Gardeners' World video guide, Carol Klein shows you how easy it is to take root cuttings from verbascums in autumn – watch and be inspired, as she takes root cuttings from the terracotta-flowered variety 'Cotswold Queen'.

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