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verbascum thapus

Verbascum is also known as mullein, a number of species are grown in the garden, some perennials some as annuals . The most common species is Verbascum thapus, tall yellow flower spikes.

It is the Verbascum phoeniceum hybrids that are making a name for Verbascum. A really good range of flower colours from white through tot pink and deep purple. The V. phoeniceum hybrids perhaps offer the most color of all varieties for offered for sale.

With tall flower spikes in spring to summer Verbascum cultivars such as verbascum 'southern charm' are becoming increasingly popular in perennial borders and cottage gardens.

Verbascum plants are available for sale from the following nurseries

DIGGING DOG NURSERY - phone (707) 937-1130
PO Box 471 Albion CA 95410
A spectacular selection of hard to find perennials, ornamental grasses, shrubs, trees and vines for your garden. Includes: Viburnum plicatum, Viburnum sargentii, Viburnum carlesii and others.