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botanical name:
Verbascum epixanthinum
Verbascum epixanthinum © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Mullein
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.20m
width: 0.60m
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:
Attractive flat-growing rosettes of felty grey-green basal leaves, covered with fine golden hairs. Produces short thick sturdy spikes of bright yellow flowers.

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

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

other notes:
Discovered in the Vikos Gorge, Greece, 1999
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