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.
Perennials to pot Dig up perennials such as phlox, verbascum and oriental poppies and cut off a few of the roots.
Verbascum, primula, Japanese anemones, acanthus, oriental poppies and phlox are all suitable species for this method.
In present study, we investigated methanolic extracts of various parts of Verbascum thapsus L.
Take root cuttings from oriental poppies, primula denticulata, eryngium, rhus, verbascum, and phlox paniculata ?
n Take cuttings from perennial wallflowers and verbascum hybrids, penstemons and diascias.
I got my first Verbascum in a seed mix as well as my first Saponaria and Jasione, plants I now enjoy every year, although at first I had to search through my garden books to identify them.
Even The Grocer's esteemed editor, who wouldn't know a laburnum from a verbascum, was spotted quaffing free bubbly with a motley posse of green media folk in garish summer suits.
VERBASCUM 'GAINSBOROUGH' This is a wonderful friendly summer plant - big architectural silvery leaves that are almost like wings and from them shoot a central spire which, in time, produces candyfloss yellow flowers.
Verbascum, primula, Japanese anemones, acanthus, oriental poppies (pictured) and phlox are all suitable species for this method.

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