2 Verbascum bombyciferum ‘Polarsommer’ (5PT): A real eyecatcher; large, felted, gray becomes green during summer; foliage; 6’ stalks of clear yellow flowers in June; reblooms on the laterals if cut back; a biennial that seeds modestly; move the seedlings around so there aren’t too many in one area; deer resistant; full sun; very drought tolerant; zone 4; $9.