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botanical name:
Verbascum 'Gainsborough'
Verbascum 'Gainsborough' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Mullein
synonyms:  Verbascum chaixii 'Gainsborough'
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.10m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Hybrid perennial Mullien. Woolly grey foliage and spikes of light yellow flowers in summer.

cultivation:
Well-drained, preferably chalky, poorish soil in full sun.

propagation:
From root cuttings, usually taken in early autumn.

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