Wildflowers UK, bringing the British Countryside to you.

Your basket is empty

DARK MULLEIN seeds (verbascum nigrum)

DARK MULLEIN seeds (verbascum nigrum)
mouse over thumbnails for large image
DARK MULLEIN seeds (verbascum nigrum)DARK MULLEIN seeds (verbascum nigrum)
DARK MULLEIN seeds (verbascum nigrum)DARK MULLEIN seeds (verbascum nigrum)
DARK MULLEIN seeds (verbascum nigrum)DARK MULLEIN seeds (verbascum nigrum)

DARK MULLEIN seeds (verbascum nigrum)

  Our ref: ST103_1
  • type - perennial
  • colour - Yellow
  • height - 75 to 100cms
  • Sowing rate 1 gm sq m.
enquire about this item
minus0plus 1gm = £2.95
minus0plus  10gms = £6.95

 Add to basketplease use minus and plus to select a quantityplease select a quantity added to basket

despatched all year round.

Dark Mullein - verbascum nigrum– grows best in dry grassland and is well suited to sandy or chalk and limestone soils, on sites where there is plenty of sunlight. Plants attract a wide range of insect life such as Bees. Dark Mullein is a tall growing species that produces spikes of soft yellow flowers. These will remain in bloom from June to September. It is a perfect wildflower for growing in a garden border and will produce a tall stately plant if raised in a fertile soil. Dark Mullein looks best growing with other chalk and limestone plants that flower in early to mid summer such as Oxeye daisies, Greater Knapweed, Meadow Cranesbills and Small Scabious.

How to grow Dark Mullein Seeds
Dark Mullein seeds are best sown in spring, directly outside, where they are to flower, Dark Mullein seeds are usually easy to germinate but can occasionally be erratic. This species is a biennial so flowering will not normally occur until the second season, after sowing. To attain continuous flowering each year, seeds would need to be sown in 2 successive seasons.

To buy Dark Mullein seeds
To purchase Dark Mullein seeds, please select a quantity above and click add to cart. To ensure the best chance of success, we sell all of our wildflower seeds by weight, which ensures each wildflower seed packet contains a good quantity of seeds. The recommended sowing rate is 1 gram per square metre, and the number of Dark Mullein seeds per gram is approx. 11000. All of our Wildflower seed packets contain seeds of Native British provenance.

type - perennial,
colour - Yellow,
height - 75 to 100cms,
flowering months - June, July, August, September,
habitat - Chalk and Limestone Grassland, TOXIC
Printed 14/06/2024 22:40:56
st103_1 type perennial colour yellow height 75 to 100cms flowers june july august september habitat chalk and limestone grassland toxic rhs perfect for pollinators pollinating insects bees butterflies moths hoverflies
£2.95 New


Wildflowers UK, Supplier of Native British Wildflower meadow mixtures, Wildflower seeds, Urban mixtures, Wildflower plant plugs & bulbs to commercial & private buyers