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Verbascum 'Clementine' (Mullein 'Clementine')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Verbascum 'Clementine'

Other names

Mullein 'Clementine'

Genus

Verbascum 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

Habit

Compact, Erect flower stem, Rosette, Upright

Flower

Copper, Orange in Summer; Orange, Copper in Autumn

Foliage

Green, Grey-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Caterpillars , Figwort weevils Caterpillars , Figwort weevils

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flower spikes.

Propagation methods

Root cuttings


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Where to grow

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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Botanical name

Verbascum 'Clementine'

Other names

Mullein 'Clementine'

Genus

Verbascum 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.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Compact, Erect flower stem, Rosette, Upright


Colour

Flower

Copper, Orange in Summer; Orange, Copper in Autumn

Foliage

Green, Grey-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Caterpillars , Figwort weevils

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flower spikes.

Propagation methods

Root cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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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