Alpinė liūtpėdė – Leontopodium alpinum

Alpinė liūtpėdė

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameAlpinė liūtpėdė
Latin plant nameLeontopodium alpinum Cass.
English plant nameEdelweiss
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
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 15 to 20
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • very short (foreground plants) – till 20 cm height
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • gray
Blossom color
  • white
Blooming time
  • 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalitydecorative
Ornamentality duration, months6
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: scrub division and seeds. 7500 seeds per 1 gram.1000 seedlings per 5 grams of seeds sown. Seeds are sown in cold beds or pots in April. Seeds germinate within 3 weeks. Scrubs can be divided in early Spring (when a plant begins vegetation) or after blooming.

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