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botanical name:
Verbascum 'Royal Highland'
Verbascum 'Royal Highland' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Mullein
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.20m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: golden
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Spikes of saucer-shaped apricot-yellow flowers. Clumps of large, crinkly, mid-green leaves that are sometimes evergreen.

Well-drained, preferably chalky, poorish soil in full sun.
Deadhead to extend flowering period.

From root cuttings, usually taken in early autumn.

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