VERBASCUM

Commonly known as Mullein

All Flower MAY-JUN

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.

Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.

Buy Varieties of VERBASCUM

VERBASCUM chaixii 'Album'

VERBASCUM chaixii 'Album'

Nettle-leaved mullein

white flowers with mauve centres

 
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VERBASCUM 'Cotswold Beauty'

VERBASCUM 'Cotswold Beauty'

Mullein

pale apricot-pink with purple centre

 
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VERBASCUM 'Cotswold Queen'

VERBASCUM 'Cotswold Queen'

Mullein

soft yellow-brown with purple centre

 
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VERBASCUM 'Firedance'

VERBASCUM 'Firedance'

Mullein

fiery red

 
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VERBASCUM 'Helen Johnson'

VERBASCUM 'Helen Johnson'

Mullein

saucer-shaped light pinkish-brown flowers

 
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VERBASCUM 'June Johnson'

VERBASCUM 'June Johnson'

Mullein

grey-green leaves and pale peachy-pink flowers with a purple eye

 
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VERBASCUM 'Kynaston'

VERBASCUM 'Kynaston'

Mullein

white flowers with orange eye

 
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VERBASCUM 'Merlin'

VERBASCUM 'Merlin'

Mullein

pale purple-pink with a brown centre

 
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VERBASCUM olympicum

VERBASCUM olympicum

Mullein

tall spikes of yellow flowers and grey woolly leaves. Monocarpic

 
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VERBASCUM phoeniceum

VERBASCUM phoeniceum

Purple mullein

shades of white, through pink to purple. Crinkly leaves

 
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VERBASCUM 'Pink Domino'

VERBASCUM 'Pink Domino'

Mullein

deep rose-pink flowers

 
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VERBASCUM 'Royalty'

Mullein

spikes of red-purple flowers from late spring through summer.

 
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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