Verbascum Temptress Purple


Rosette-forming biennial or semi-evergreen, short-lived perennial with ovate, hairy, wrinkled, dark green leaves, and upright stems bearing racemes of purple flowers in late spring and throughout summer. Height of 0.75m and a Spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.


Plant in poor, alkaline, well-drained soil in full sun.


General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.