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Verbascum olympicum/Greek Mullein, Olympic Mullein

Verbascum  olympicum / Verbascum  olympicum
In early September in Anchorage, Alaska
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In early September in Anchorage, Alaska

Flowers have reddish stamens

Flowering stems may be more than three feey in length

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Scientific Name: Verbascum olympicum
Common Name: Greek Mullein, Olympic Mullein
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Yellow, Various
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: May be grown as a binnenial or perennial. Has large, grayish leaves and is grown as far north as southern coast of Alaska. Produces large number of yellow flowers in summer that attracts butterflies. Mulleins also have some use as medical herb.