Moth Mullein ‘Verbascum blattaria’

From £1.50

A biennial with pink or white flowers singly up the stalk. Fine in a border. Preferring a sunny position in poor soil. This plant is more commonly referred to as the moth mullein because of the resemblance of its flowers’ stamen to a moth’s antennae, is well known to be a cockroach repellent.


Additional information

Sun Preference

Sun either Partial or Full

Soil Preference

Most Soils OK

Suitable for

Prefers a sunny position and poor soil.


Provides a great pollen source for bees and other pollinating insects.

Flowering season

June onwards

Flowering colour


Eventual height



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

Species Type