Dark Mullein ‘Verbascum nigrum’

From £1.50

A lovely plant. A rosette of leaves throws up a spike of rich yellow flowers with orange anthers, grow in herbaceous border. Found on road verges and embankments, in hedge banks and other grassy places, on walls and in cultivated ground, including arable field margins.

It prefers well-drained calcareous soils. The flowers are a good pollen and nectar source for a wide range of insects, particularly bees.


Additional information

Sun Preference

Sun either Partial or Full

Soil Preference

Most Soils OK

Suitable for

Prefers sun and well-drained soil.


Good pollen and nectar source for a range of insects, particularly bees

Flowering season

June onwards

Flowering colour


Eventual height


Species Type