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Verbascum 'Snow Maiden'


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Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour






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photo by Ron Evans, copyright GAP Photos (159691)

Plant details

The tall, erect spikes of 'Snow Maiden' are packed with small, pure white flowers, which have yellow stamens, and will continue to appear over a long summer. It makes a striking show for the middle to back of a multi-coloured border or white bed, and is easily grown from seed, giving plenty of plants to thread throughout the garden. Free-draining ground is vital, also making it a good contender for Mediterranean-type areas with plenty of sun and light soil.

Family: Scrophulariaceae

Genus: Verbascum

Cultivar: Snow Maiden

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Chalky/alkaline, Dry, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 120cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to plant seeds: May to June

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