Your Complete Guide to Growing Verbascum Snowy Spires Flower Seeds
Why Choose Verbascum Snowy Spires
If you’re aiming for a timeless yet visually arresting garden, Verbascum Snowy Spires is your go-to flower. This hardy perennial brings white spires adorned with purple stamen, providing both summer vibrance and winter charm.
- Sow seeds from January to April in deep pots or root trainers filled with seed compost.
- Keep the soil moist and shaded while maintaining a temperature of 21°C.
Caring for Seedlings and Transplanting
Reduce the moisture level and grow on in cooler conditions. Acclimatise the seedlings before planting them outdoors 45 cm apart, once the risk of frost has passed.
Direct Outdoor Sowing
For blooms in the following year, you can also sow seeds directly outdoors between July and August.
Aftercare and Flower Stalks
To encourage multiple blooms, snip off the faded centre flower stalk just above the emerging side shoots.
Why Verbascum Snowy Spires is Perfect For Your Garden
- Attracts pollinators
- Hardy and semi-evergreen
- Excellent as cut flowers
- Suitable for various light conditions