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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

VERBASCUM 'Helen Johnson'

Commonly known as Mullein

Saucer-shaped light pinkish-brown flowers
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Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
£12.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £10.00 each

plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre - Early in the year, typically January til end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch

 

  • Evergreen - ovate to lance-shaped, wrinkled, finely downy, grey-green leaves 20cm (8in) long.
  • Height - 90cm (36in)
  • Spread - 30cm (12in)
  • 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. Produces flowers in erect, branched spikes to 45cm (18in) long.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - moth caterpillars, figwort weevil, powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin - Europe. Garden origin. UK. Kew Gardens
  • Flower Shape - Saucer-shaped - - 3cm (1¼in) across
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Alkaline / Chalk loving -
  • Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil - poor soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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90cm (36in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  30cm (12in)
 

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