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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.

Further Reading....

  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Striped, Veined or Multicoloured
  • 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
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - bees, butterflies and other insects
  • Pests & Diseases - moth caterpillars, figwort weevil, powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin - garden origin.
  • Soil Conditions - Alkaline / Chalk 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 chaixii 'Album'

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Commonly known as: Nettle-leaved mullein.
White flowers with mauve centres
Multibuy Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each

VERBASCUM 'Firedance'

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Commonly known as: Mullein.
Fiery red
Multibuy Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

VERBASCUM 'Helen Johnson'

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Commonly known as: Mullein.
Saucer-shaped light pinkish-brown flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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Available again FEBRUARY 2021 - fresh stock in late winter/early spring

VERBASCUM 'Kynaston'

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Commonly known as: Mullein.
White flowers with orange eye
Multibuy Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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Available again FEBRUARY 2021 - fresh stock in late winter/early spring

VERBASCUM 'Merlin'

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Commonly known as: Mullein.
Pale purple-pink with a brown centre
Multibuy Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each

VERBASCUM olympicum

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Commonly known as: Mullein.
Tall spikes of yellow flowers and grey woolly leaves. Monocarpic
Multibuy Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each

VERBASCUM phoeniceum

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Commonly known as: Purple mullein.
Shades of white, through pink to purple. Crinkly leaves
Multibuy Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each

VERBASCUM 'Pink Domino'   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Mullein.
Deep rose-pink flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

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