Olimpinė tūbė – Verbascum olympicum

Olimpinė tūbė

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameOlimpinė tūbė
Latin plant nameVerbascum olympicum Boiss.
English plant nameGreek Mullein
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Groups
  • Wild plant parterre
  • Combination with woody plants
  • Solitaire
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 30 to 40
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • very tall – 81 cm and over
Habitusflower with expressive habitus, for design as accent
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • gray
Blossom color
  • yellow, yellow tints
Blooming time
  • 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months5
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds. The flower is a short life plant, so propagation by scrub division is not advisable. 7000-7500 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 1 gram of seed sown. Seeds are sown in beds in Spring or Autumn. Self-sowing flower.

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