Verbascum


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verbascum

(vɜːˈbæskəm)
n
(Plants) See mullein
[Latin: mullein]
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Noun1.verbascum - genus of coarse herbs and subshrubs mostly with woolly leavesVerbascum - genus of coarse herbs and subshrubs mostly with woolly leaves
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Scrophulariaceae, figwort family, foxglove family, Scrophulariaceae - a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Polemoniales; includes figwort and snapdragon and foxglove and toadflax and speedwell and mullein; in some classifications placed in the order Scrophulariales
flannel leaf, mullein, velvet plant - any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or white or purplish flowers
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This result has, also, been confirmed by other observers in the case of Hippeastrum with its sub-genera, and in the case of some other genera, as Lobelia, Passiflora and Verbascum.
Why not replace your lawn with gravel and tough plants such as poppies, iris, verbascum, lavender, convolvulus and salvia to make life easy?
The Verbascum 'Clementine' is a neat and compact perennial, which is really easy to grow and ideal for borders and patio pots.
Surround a yellow verbascum with santolina, lavender, and yarrow, or add a red kangaroo paw to a bed of low-growing succulents in blues and greens.
A list of perennial companion plants for the naked lady that grow well in full-sun Valley locations would include the following: coreopsis, campanula, daylily, kniphofia, verbascum, buddleia, rose-of-Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus), dusty miller and many species of salvia.
Nonetheless, using rich potting composts with fine, dust-sized seeds such as campanula, sedum, streptocarpus, verbascum and mesembryanthemum isn't a good idea.
Prune outdoor vines Take root cuttings of Oriental poppies, phlox and verbascum.
These pretty plants from South Africa, members of the Scrophularia or figwort family together with verbascum and buddleia, flower prolifically all summer.
Take root cuttings of Oriental poppies, verbascum and phlox.
Offer 2: Verbascum "Clementine" - BUY 2 GET 1 FREE Performs best in poor soils, has spikes of warm, orange flowers, each with contrasting purplish filament hairs.

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