Hypericum olympicum description
Hypericum flowers are always worth a closer look – amazing!
Bright yellow flowers in the summer.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.
How easy is it to grow:
This is good for the front of a border, alpine bed, rockery, by a patio or in a tub and is fairly trouble free.
We have plenty more alpine plants for sale that are easy like this one.
Common name: Mount Olympus St John’s Wort.
Also known as: Hypericum olympicum ‘Grandiflorum’ and Hypericum olympicum f. uniflorum
The best position in the garden:
Sun or semi shade.
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will fill a small space in the front of a flower border.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil, also tolerates acidic soil and chalky soil.
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Size of plant:
Height 30 cm.
Spread 30 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 10 plants per square metre.