Globularia alypum

Globularia alypum

Globularia alypum, called Turbith, is a mediterranean plant of the Plantaginaceae family. It is an evergreen shrub which grows in arid rockeries. The grey-green leaves are oval, alternate and have a short petiole. The blue flowers are odorous and bloom from autumn to spring. The fruit is an achene.


Common NameTurbith
Botanical nameGlobularia alypum
Life CyclePerennial
Basic Colouryellow
Height10 -> 20 cm
Habitatwoodlands, scrublands,
rocky slopes
Altitude1900 m
Bloom TimeMay -> June
Plant Type Herbs
Fruit TypeCapsule
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USDA Zone7 (-17), 8 (-12),
9 (-7), 10 (-1)
Sun ExposureSun
Soil pHAlkaline, Neutral
Soil MoistureMoist
Soil Type Sandy, Peaty, Stony
Propagationby seeds / by sowing,
by Cuttings,
by division, Self sows
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