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VERBASCUM phoeniceum

Commonly known as Purple mullein

Shades of white, through pink to purple. Crinkly leaves
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  • Evergreen - rosette-forming biennial or short-lived perennial. Short-stalked, ovate, conspicuously veined basal leaves to 15cm (6in) long
  • White - with shades of pink to purple
  • Height - to 1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread - 45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - produces slender racemes 75cm (30in) long of flowers to 3cm (1¼in) across with violet filament hairs
  • 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 - bees, butterflies. Birds take seeds in winter. Dies after flowering but self seeds
  • Pests & Diseases - moth caterpillars, figwort weevil, powdery mildew
  • Place of origin - southern Europe, northern Africa to central Asia (Atlas Mountains)
  • Flower Shape - Saucer-shaped
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Bird friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
Jan
Feb
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Jun
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Nov
Dec
to 1.2m (4ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

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