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Verbascum Thapsus

Botanical Name:

Verbascum thapsus

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Full Sun
6+ hours of direct sun per day
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Annuals, Herb, Perennial, Wildflower

Lifespan

Biennial

Flower

Dense cylindrical flower cluster 1/2 -2 feet long with 3/4 inch, 5-lobed yellow blooms.

Fruit

The fruit is an ovoid capsule that splits, releasing 100, 000 to 180, 000 seeds from the parent plant, that germinate in water.

Benefits
Attracts

Birds

Butterflies

Bees

Taxonomy

Order

Lamiales

Family

Scrophulariaceae – Figwort family

Genus

Verbascum L. – mullein

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