The biennial flowering plant Common Mullein has bright yellow flowers, numerous applications in traditional herbal medicine, and can be grown in containers in full sun with well-draining soil.
Verbascum thapsus is native to Europe, Asia, and North America. Great Mullein, flannel Mullein, and Common Flannel Mullein are all names for it. Look for bright yellow flowers in the summer to identify Common Mullein. It grows up to 6 ft (1.8 m) tall and grows wild along roadsides, meadows, pastures, and other habitats. It is a biennial plant, which means it has a two-year life cycle.
It has a wide range of uses. Asthma, bronchitis, and tuberculosis are just a few respiratory diseases treated with traditional herbal medicine. Earaches can be relieved with Mullein oil, and you can make a herbal tea using its leaves.