Verbascum thapsus
GREAT MULLEIN, WOOLLY MULLEIN
Scrophulariaceae

 
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Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial or biennial

Hardiness zones: 8-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
2m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

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Origins: Europe-W Russia, Russia

Other Botanical Names:

Other Common Names: Aaron's Rod, Blanket Weed, Candle Wick, Flannel Leaf, Jacob's Staff, Shepherd's Club, Velvet Dock

 
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Verbascum thapsus
GREAT MULLEIN, WOOLLY MULLEIN
Scrophulariaceae

 

  Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial or biennial

Hardiness zones: 8-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
2m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: yellow

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: hairy; silver-grey


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, dry style & cottage designs

Uses: border

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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