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PlantFiles: Nettle-Leaved Mullein
Verbascum chaixii

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Family: Scrophulariaceae (skrof-yoo-larr-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Verbascum (ver-BASK-um) (Info)
Species: chaixii (kay-IKX-ee-eye) (Info)

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive RosinaBloom On Oct 9, 2012, RosinaBloom from Waihi
New Zealand (Zone 1) wrote:

The Nettle-Leaved Mullein is a short lived herbacious perennial with each bloom lasting but a day. It thrives well in full sun, and is very hardy and drought resistant. Certainly a joy to photograph.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Oakland, California
Salinas, California
Helena, Montana
Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Charleston, South Carolina
Austin, Texas
Princeton, Texas
Clinton, Washington
Kalama, Washington
Olympia, Washington



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