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Verbascum ‘Clementine’


Hybrid Mullein

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.537.470


A cousin to the common roadside mullein, this is an unusual and showy plant for the well-drained sunny border. Green leaves are held in a low rosette, bearing tall upright spikes with delicate blooms of soft apricot orange with a magenta eye. May require staking. Remove faded blooms to encourage more buds. Needs good drainage, especially in winter. Mulleins are not particularly long-lived perennials, but this selection has been bred to last longer than most. Developed in England by Vic Johnstone and Claire Wilson, keepers of the National Collection of Verbascums.

Further details for
Verbascum ‘Clementine’


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry
Care Level
  Moderate
Flower Colour
  Orange
  Salmon
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
  Specimen
Flower Head Size
  Large
Height
   120-150 cm
   47-59 inches
Spread
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium


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