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botanical name:
Verbascum 'Helen Johnson'
Verbascum 'Helen Johnson' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Mullein
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.10m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: light brown
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. Strikingly unusual light brown flowers. Grey-green felty leaves.

cultivation:
Well-drained, preferably chalky, poorish soil in full sun.
Can often be short-lived.

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

other notes:
Found as a chance seeding at Kew Gardens.
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