noun (plural verbascums)
A plant of a genus that comprises the mulleins.
- Genus Verbascum, family Scrophulariaceae.
- Plants that may require staking to hold their blooms high include Canterbury bells, hollyhocks, and verbascums.
- The yellow flower spikes of a dwarf mullein or verbascum.
- In mild climates in fall, most nurseries sell delphiniums, foxgloves, and verbascum.
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