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Verbascum ‘Buttercup’


Hybrid Mullein

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.537.070


Cousins to the common roadside mullein, the Hybrid Mulleins are unusual and showy plants for the well-drained sunny border. Triangular crispy-green leaves form a flat rosette, bearing tall upright spikes with delicate blooms of soft lemon-yellow edged in ivory. Plants flower over a long period, and the spikes are excellent for cutting. Remove faded blooms to encourage more buds. USPP#14793: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Verbascum ‘Buttercup’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Moderate
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Creamy Yellow
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Specimen
Flower Head Size
  Very Large
Height
   90-120 cm
   35-47 inches
Spread
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.













Verbascum ‘Buttercup’


Hybrid Mullein

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.537.070


Cousins to the common roadside mullein, the Hybrid Mulleins are unusual and showy plants for the well-drained sunny border. Triangular crispy-green leaves form a flat rosette, bearing tall upright spikes with delicate blooms of soft lemon-yellow edged in ivory. Plants flower over a long period, and the spikes are excellent for cutting. Remove faded blooms to encourage more buds. USPP#14793: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Verbascum ‘Buttercup’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Moderate
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Creamy Yellow
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Specimen
Flower Head Size
  Very Large
Height
   90-120 cm
   35-47 inches
Spread
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.