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Verbascum Plum Smokey

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Light Up Your Landscape with Antique Hues Verbascum Plum Smokey

  • Dusky Plum Blooms
  • Long Flower Spikes
  • Blooms From Top To Bottom
  • Glossy Upright Foliage
  • Pollinators Love It

Elegant blooms in smokey purple-plum of Verbascum Plum Smokey (Verbascum ‘Plum Smokey’) will call pollinators as if summoned by magic wands!

Dainty blooms start opening from the bottom and work their way up the graceful stems. Rising above upright, bright green foliage that forms a rosette encircling the lovely blooms!

Wide, flat petals show off their color boldly with tiny yellow centers, drawing the eye and the bees and butterflies!

Low growing and compact, these biennials fit into any garden space without overpowering others! Perfect for rustic cottage gardens, cutting gardens and perennial borders. Plum Smokey humbly shows off without being pushy!

Demure blooms start from the bottom of each stem and bloom all the way to the top! Plum Smokey is usually shorter growing, however may need staking in storms and wind.

Drought tolerant and deer resistant, these tough cousins of the native Mullein are hardy and very tough plants! Cold and heat tolerant too! Rocky and poor soil won’t slow Plum Smokey down, as long as the soil is well drained!

Plum Smokey are wonderful in the cutting garden, so plant a few extra to snip blooms to bring indoors!

Deadhead to stimulate reblooming and to prevent Plum Smokey from self-seeding freely.

For vivid color that is never pretentious, look no further than Verbascum Plum Smokey! Order today from the expert growers at Nature Hills Nursery today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Verbascum Plum Smokey Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Verbascum x Plum Smokey'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 8 - 16 inches
Mature Spread 8 - 12 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Low Once Established
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color Purple
Fall Color Yellow
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Late Autumn
Fragrant Yes