The Greek mullein plants is also called Olympic Greek mullein plant, and they can rise to five feet producing generous amounts of bright yellow flowers that, by late summer, the upper stalks are completely covered with them. Actually, growing Olympic Greek mullein plant is not difficult if you plant them appropriately and in the right spot and position.  


If you’ve never heard about Olympic Greek mullein plant you are really missing something special. This species of mullein, native to Southern Greece and the Olympus Mountains in Turkey, is both attractive and elegant. Most gardeners say it is the finest plant in the Verbascum genus. The plant’s foliage is evergreen and beautiful. Greek mullein plants has silvery felted leaves that grow in broad rosettes low to the ground, almost like succulents. Each of the plant leaf can grow to a foot long and five inches wide. They actually lie on the ground and then spread like a huge fan. The Greek mullein plants are tall and their flowers are also tall as well. The Greek mullein flowers grow on spikes from the center of the basal leaves. The yellow blossoms grow in thick and fast in summer, giving the Greek mullein plant the look of a blooming chandelier. The Greek mullein flowers remain on the stalks most of the summer, often all the way through September. They actually attract many pollinators, including butterflies and bees. Greek mullein plants look especially lovely in a cottage style garden.  

  How to Grow Greek Mullein Plant

If you are actually wondering how to grow Greek mullein plant, it is very easy. Direct sow the Olympic Greek mullein plant seeds in late summer or early fall in a garden spot with full sun and a well-drained soil. If you plant the Greek mullein seed in autumn, make sure you cover the seeds with a very thin layer of garden soil and a layer of organic mulch. You can also start the Olympic Greek mullein seeds inside in spring. But first you’ll want to place the Olympic Greek mullein seeds, mixed with moistened growing medium, in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. Leave them there for about a month before planting. The Greek mullein plant care is not difficult in USDA plant hardiness zones five through nine. They actually grow in acidic or alkaline soil. You need to provide regular water while they are developing. Once the plants are established they only require little water. 

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