Autumn. Name: Verbascum chaixii aka nettle-leaved mullein Type of Plant: A biennial that sometimes only lasts a year and other times might live three years, this plant self-seeds around the garden.The straight species has spires of yellow flowers, and the variety ‘Album’ has white blossoms…both have purple stamens which add to the charm of the plant. Yellow Verbascum blattaria flower, also known as moth mullein, velvet plant, in the meadow under the soft morning summer sun, in Kiev, Ukraine Close up of mullein flower with yellow blossoms Yellow wild flower blooming in the summer Verbascum Nigrum Luminous tapers unfurl droves of tightly set pure white flowers centered by fleecy purple filaments and bright orange anthers. The yellow flowered form is equally invasive. Soft silvery grey leaves, evergreen. From an almost flattened rosette of coarse evergreen foliage arise woolly spikes bearing small, pale yellow flowers with eye-catching purple filaments. Multiple. Soil Type. Erect stems bearing profuse saucer-shaped flowers that are usually yellow, but also white, brownish-red, or purple. Most are yellow with purple stamens or occasionally white. 19 Comments My Tough Plants #3: Olympic Mullein See how RHS can give expert advice on growing, feeding, pruning and propagating plants. They are native to Europe and Asia, with the highest species diversity in the Mediterranean. Nettle-leaved Mullein. They are pretty, but I prefer the biennial varieties, or the well behaved Verbascum phoeniceum. It will fit into both bold-coloured and pastel planting schemes and is equally at home in the cottage garden or manicured border. Verbascum chaixii ‘Wedding Candles’ $ 4.50 A truly perennial species of mullein with super showy, tall spikes covered with stunning white flowers with contrasting purple stamens that have orange anthers! A useful medium height vertical to plant amongst rounded domes … Summer. Only 10 left in stock. Height 4ft, spread 18in. Tag needs printing no Collection notes Verbascum chaixii is a perennial. Verbascum from Burncoose Nurseries Varieties of Verbascum available to buy include the following: VERBASCUM chaixii 'Album' ,VERBASCUM 'Firedance' ,VERBASCUM 'Helen Johnson' ,VERBASCUM 'Kynaston' ... Plants by mail order since 1984, over 4100 plants online today! Botanical name. May 27, 2013 - Explore Eve's Garden's board "Verbascum", followed by 1395 people on Pinterest. Posted in Garden and tagged garden photos, Nettle-leaved mullein, Silent Sunday, Verbascum chaixii, Yellow mullein with purple stamens on June 30, 2019 by Audrey Driscoll. Well drained soil. Often biennial. Verbascum (/ v ɜːr ˈ b æ s k əm /), common name mullein (sg. Verbascum chaixii 'Sixteen Candles' Other names. Hybridisation of Verbascum phoeniceum and various perennial yellow species has resulted in some wonderful colour breaks. The 12in long strap leaves are covered with white wooly hairs. ! Spring. If you want to attract bees to any garden, use this plant. Rising from the center of the rosette, an impressive silvery flower-spike bearing a succession of sulphur-yellow, saucer-shaped flowers, appears in the second year. Yellow. So it was natural that the verbascum that came from the trip was called 'Christo's Yellow Lightning'. Find specific plants with our Plant Finder & Plant Selector. Yet I like verbascums and have thriving populations established over the stockbeds of my nursery. Useful in giving a sense of verticality, Verbascum chaixii prefers a drier site with good drainage. The species most familiar to gardeners is the biennial Verbascum olympicum, the classic mullein: a 2m tall candelabra of branches with clusters of golden yellow flowers. Nettle-leaved mullein 'Sixteen Candles' Genus. Do not plant other things within 2 feet of it as it has large leaves. A few species, notably Verbascum phoeniceum, exhibit a colour range from white to purple. Forming impressive leafy rosettes, it bears from June to August (and again later in the year if the dead first crop flowers are removed) much-branched candelabras consisting of hundreds of bright yellow flowers, each one with an accent of violet-coloured stamens. / ˈ m ʌ l ɪ n /), is a genus of about 360 species of flowering plants in the figwort family Scrophulariaceae. Reset Filter. V. chaixii (nettle-leaved mullein) a semi-evergreen perennial with tapering, branched spires, covered by masses of yellow flowers, bearing purple stamens. Verbascum chaixii ‘Sixteen Candles’ at Digging Dog Mail Order Nursery. The species has dime-sized yellow flowers with purple centers. White. Verbascum chaixii, ‘Wedding Candles’ is an interesting pale lemon flowering species, reaching nearly 1m you could probably find this one in an old Edna walling garden; Verbascum thapis is the ‘Great Mullien’,also known as Aarons Rod. Verbascum ‘Cotswold Queen’ is a tall variety with deeply-veined leaves and yellow flowers with a pinkish-purple eye. In June 2015, it bloomed again. Plant World Seeds - Verbascum Chaixii Album Seeds. See more ideas about Plants, Planting flowers, Perennials. Search. Last reviewed November 01, 2004 Order your copy here. £2.65 £ 2. We first planted our verbascum in October 2014. Verbascum chaixii ‘Wedding Candles’ at Digging Dog Mail Order Nursery. Adding drama to the landscape, Verbascum olympicum (Olympic Mullein) is a short-lived perennial that forms a tall and spectacular candelabra of flowering spikes, smothered with golden-yellow blossoms, 1 in. I am in the process of removing it from my garden. Verbascums are stately, tall, upright-growing, border perennials that are ideal for adding height and structure to planting schemes. Spread 45cm. Reasonable soil. V. densiflorum clear yellow flowers from June to August. Mauve eye, June to August the trip was called 'Christo 's yellow '! 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