Mullein

Mullein

  • $2.60


Native wildflower grows as a rosette of very woolly, gray-green leaves the first year, producing a tall spike of bright yellow 3/4" flowers in the second year. First year plants may be used as attractive houseplants. Dried flower stalks make an excellent drill for starting a fire by hand or with a bow. (Verbascum thapsis)

Medicinal: Mullein leaves and flowers have traditional medicinal use as a demulcent, emollient, astringent, and expectorant with an affinity for the respiratory system. Caution: The seeds are narcotic and poisonous if ingested in sufficient quantity.

Growing instructions: Biennial in zones 4-9. Germination at 70°F in 7-21 days. A light-dependent germinator. Transplant. Full sun. Grows 48-96" tall. Space 18" apart.

Cannot ship to HI

Packet: 0.10g - approximately 852 seeds