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Verbascum nigrum

Verbascum nigrum
dark mullein
Verbascum nigrum
Common name dark mullein
Family scrophulariaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z3-8)
Flowers yellow (early summer)
Size 3'
Light sun
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil
From seed Flowers first year from seed sown indoors early.

Sends up flowerstalks from a low rosette of crinkly leaves. A few bloomed the first year from seed, but most waited till their second year.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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