Alpinė heliosperma – Heliosperma alpestre

Alpinė heliosperma

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameAlpinė heliosperma
Latin plant nameHeliosperma alpestre (Jacq.) Reichenb.
English plant name-
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Borders
  • Pods
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
  • acidic soil
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 10 to 15
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • very short (foreground plants) – till 20 cm height
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • white
  • red, red 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, months4
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: scrub division and seeds. Scrub is divided in Spring or early Autumn. Seeds mature abundantly. 2000-3000 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 1 gram of seed sown. Seeds are sown in beds in May. Seeds germinate within 12-14 days. Seeds stay viable for 2-3 years

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