The tall spires of easy to access multiple blooms produce large amounts of pollen for all types of bee but are particularly popular with solitary bees. The flowering season is long and carries through to autumn so a very valuable plant in the wildlife garden.
Grey green rosette of foliage and spires of soft yellow flowers bloom in abundance from branched compact stems.
Height and spread: 30-45cm high, 20-30cm spread
Common name: showy mullein
Position in the garden: full sun
Soil type: well drained
Flowering period: July to August
Hardiness: fully hardy