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Verbascum 'Clementine' (Mullein 'Clementine')

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Time to maturity
2-5 years
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Botanical name: Verbascum 'Clementine'

Other names: Mullein 'Clementine'

Genus: Verbascum

Variety or Cultivar: 'Clementine' _ 'Clementine' is a compact, rosette-forming biennial or short-lived perennial, with ovate, hairy, wrinkled, grey-green leaves, and, from summer into autumn, upright, branching stems bearing coppery-orange, saucer-shaped flowers with contrasting purple filaments.

Verbascum 'Clementine' is: Semi evergreen

Flower: Copper, Orange in Summer; Copper, Orange in Autumn

Foliage: Green, Grey-green in All seasons

Habit: Compact, Erect flower stem, Rosette, Upright

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Specific pests: Caterpillars , Figwort weevils

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning: Remove faded flower spikes. . REGISTER to

Propagation methods: Root cuttings. REGISTER to

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Verbascum 'Clementine' (Mullein 'Clementine') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Flower Arranging, Gravel, Wildlife

Cultivation: Plant in alkaline, poor, well-drained soil in full sun.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South

Exposure: Exposed

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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