PlantsVerbascum→Nettle-leaved Mullein (Verbascum chaixii)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Mg (Magnesium)
S (Sulfur)
Fe (Iron)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees

Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery

Honey Bees in the Garden:  JuneHoney Bees in the Garden: June
By Mindy03 on June 1, 2011

June brings the end of school, Father's Day and summer. Summer brings hot weather and plants may need extra water. Honey bees will also need extra water to keep the hive cool.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 23, 2012 5:49 PM

Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant.

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