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Verbascum 'Gainsborough' - Mullien

Verbascum 'Gainsborough' - Mullien

Type Herbaceous, Culinary, Container-friendly, Deciduous
Size Medium Border (50-100cm height)
Form Spikey
Colours Silver Foliage, Yellow Flowers (Summer late)
Care Some maintenance required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Fast growing

Cultivation tips: The Mullien chalk grows best on chalk- but it will tolerate most fertile well drained soils - preferring a sheltered position in full sun. Stake taller flower spikes. Leave spikes over winter if sheltered, as they look good, and will self seed
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