Also known as
Olympic Mullein, Mullein
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5 years to reach maturity
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Olympian Mullein Overview
Verbascum olympicum is a large perennial with soft woolly, white leaves and a lot of ornamental appeal. The flowers will bloom in panicles in the summer and will bear bright yellow flowers with fringed white stamens. Commonly known as Olympian Mullein or Olympic Mullein. This short-lived perennial is easy to grow, typically realising 2m in height and usually perishes after flowering. It will need rich to average soil that is kept moist, combined with full sun exposure.
How to propagate Olympian Mullein
You can propagate from seeds in the spring or late summer.
Division in the winter.
Special features of Olympian Mullein
Other uses of Olympian Mullein
Foliage, border, ornamental, wildflower/meadow