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Verbascum olympicumVerbascum longifolium var. pannosum, Olympian Mullein

2 Options from £9.99

Hardy Perennial
What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
1 x 1 litre potted verbascum plant £9.99 Despatch: by end of March 2018
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2 x 1 litre potted verbascum plants £16.99 Despatch: by end of March 2018
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Please note: This product cannot be delivered outside the United Kingdom.
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For almost instant impact in cottage garden borders, look no further than Verbascum olympicum. This imposing perennial will fill a gap in hot dry borders and makes a spectacular focal point, growing to 2 metres in next to no time! The felted, silver rosette of basal foliage plays host to tall spikes of buttery-yellow flowers. Verbascum olympicum is a relatively short lived perennial, which tends to bloom in its third year, and often dies after its spectacular display. However this Mullein is a vigorous self-seeder so you can look forward to plenty of new seedlings popping through the soil to take its place.

This low maintenance perennial is an excellent summer addition to borders, performing best in poor soils where many other plants would struggle to establish. A low maintenance Mullein for cottage gardens and wildlife gardens. Height: 2m (6.6'). Spread: 60m (24").


Cottage Gardens, Wildlife Gardens

Hardy

Full sun

Up to 200cm (78.7in)

Up to 60cm (23.6in)

Easy for all

Easy for all

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: GY, HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3.

1 x 1 litre potted verbascum plant (T58444)
2 x 1 litre potted verbascum plants (T58445P)

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Flowering Months
Established Verbascum plants require little maintenance. Deadhead faded flower spikes to encourage more verbascum flowers to be produced. On very fertile soils, verbascum will grow larger in size and the tall flower stems may require staking with garden canes. Cut back the old stems at the base of the plant in autumn.
Plant Mullein into well drained, neutral or alkaline soil in full sun. Verbascum will thrive on poor, gravelly soils.

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