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Aaron’s Rod

Verbascum thapsus

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Hardy Native tall, stately Biennial, usually of rough grassland, wasteland and roadsides; with dense tall spikes of yellow flowers on tall stems above large, very bold, downy foliage in June to August.

Height x Spread:

48 in (120 cm) x 24 in (60 cm)

Wildlife Value:

Very attractive to Butterflies, Moths and Flies; food plant of the very striking caterpillars of the Mullein Moth.

Other Interest:

Used in herbal medicine for coughs and other bronchial and respiratory conditions.

Aaron’s Rod