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VERBASCUM

Commonly known as Mullein

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Statuesque wildlife plants with a long history of use as a herbal remedy.

Genus of 360 species, most of which are biennials, with a few annuals, perennials and subshrubs, some semi-evergreen or evergreen.

They are found mainly on dry, stony hillsides, wasteland and in open woodland in Europe, northern Africa and western and central Asia.

Natives are V. nigrum, dark mullein, uncommon and found on calcareous soils and V. thapsus, Aaron's rod, common on sunny banks and waste places.


  • Good to know - wildlife plant - bees, butterflies and other insects
  • Pests & Diseases - moth caterpillars, figwort weevil, powdery mildew.
  • Place of Origin - garden origin.
  • Height - 45cm (18in)
  • Spread - 35cm (14in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - rosette-forming perennial
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Full Sun
  • Alkaline Loving - poor well-drained soil
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45cm (18in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  35cm (14in)
 

Buy Varieties of VERBASCUM

VERBASCUM 'Clementine'

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Commonly known as: Mullein.
Coppery-orange flowers
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£10.50 each
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VERBASCUM 'Firedance'

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Commonly known as: Mullein.
Fiery red
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£10.50 each
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VERBASCUM 'Jester'

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Commonly known as: Mullein.
Peachy-red tones to apricot-orange hues. Silvery foliage
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£10.50 each
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VERBASCUM 'Kynaston'

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Commonly known as: Mullein.
White flowers with orange eye
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£10.50 each
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VERBASCUM 'Merlin'

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Commonly known as: Mullein.
Pale purple-pink with a brown centre
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£10.50 each
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VERBASCUM olympicum

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Commonly known as: Mullein.
Tall spikes of yellow flowers and grey woolly leaves. Monocarpic
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
£10.50 each
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VERBASCUM phoeniceum

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Commonly known as: Purple mullein.
Shades of white, through pink to purple. Crinkly leaves
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
£10.50 each
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VERBASCUM 'Summer Sorbet'

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Commonly known as: Mullein.
Pinkish-purple flowers with a darker centre
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£10.50 each
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