General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 3 - 4 feet
Plant Spread: 1 - 3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Cut Flower
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Mg (Magnesium)
S (Sulfur)
Fe (Iron)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Other Beneficial Insects
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Root
Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Awards and Recognitions: Other: RHS Plants for Pollinators

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Common names
  • Verbascum
  • Ornamental Mullein

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