Great Mullein ‘Verbascum thapsus’

From £1.50

Also known as Common or Great Mullein. Plant covered with thick white wool. Flowers in a dense yellow spike. Likes Open, dry, sunny places. It is a hairy biennial plant that can grow to 2 m tall or more. Its small, yellow flowers are densely grouped on a tall stem, which grows from a large rosette of leaves.

It grows in a wide variety of habitats, but prefers well-lit, disturbed soils, where it can appear soon after the ground receives light, from long-lived seeds that persist in the soil seed bank. Generally requires winter dormancy before it can flower. Also known as Common Mullein.


Additional information

Sun Preference

Sun either Partial or Full

Soil Preference

Most Soils OK

Suitable for

Likes open, dry, sunny spaces.


Bees, Butterflies and other insects.

Flowering season

June – August

Flowering colour


Eventual height



Plants – expected delivery within 7-10 days when in stock, Seeds – expected delivery within 4-7 days when in stock

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