Ornamental Mullein (Verbascum 'Pink Petticoats')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 2 - 3 feet
Plant Spread: 12 - 15 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Pink tinged apricot
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Mg (Magnesium)
S (Sulfur)
Fe (Iron)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Other Beneficial Insects
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Root

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Location: Heighleygate garden centre, NorthumberlandDate: 2009-05-06
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Date: 2009-05-06
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