Dwarf mullein. Forms basal rosettes of foliage that produce 30” spikes of pale salmon to apricot-colored blossoms. Blooms continuously from late spring to early summer, and if deadheaded, again in fall. Durable and tough, it will flourish in difficult garden situations provided it has good drainage and full sun. Short-lived, but can be easily propagated by root cuttings or division. Hardy to 0F. Garden origin. Cross between V. phoeniceum and V. dumulosum.