Verbascum olympicum

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Verbascum olympicum is commonly known as Mullein, has tall spikes of yellow flowers and grey woolly leaves, grows in alkaline, poor, well-drained soil in full sun and is a drought-tolerant plant. 
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Pack Content: Packs of 1 and 3
Size: 1.5 - 2 litre pot
Price: From £9.50
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Verbascum olympicum is commonly known as Mullein, has tall spikes of yellow flowers and grey woolly leaves, grows in alkaline, poor, well-drained soil in full sun and is a drought-tolerant plant. 

Evergreen - rosette-forming, densely grey-white-woolly perennial with broadly lance-shaped, mainly basal leaves 15cm (6in) to, sometimes, 60cm (24in) long.

Produces branching stems from the second or third year which form a candelabra shape. These produce panicles to 75cm (30in) or more of clustered flowers 3cm (1¼in) across.

Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F).

Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. 

  • Verbascum olympicum (Mullein)
  • Wildlife plant - loved by bees and butterflies
  • Birds will take seeds in winter
  • Height - to 2m (6ft)
  • Spread - 60cm (24in)
  • Prefers full Sun
  • Neutral to Alkaline Soil
  • Well drained, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Grows larger in fertile soil and may need support
  • Saucer-shaped yellow flowers June to October
  • Supplied in 1.5 - 2 litre pot
  • Available as single or set of 3
  • Allow 7 - 14 days for delivery

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