Amerikinė heichera (alūnė) – Heuchera americana

Amerikinė heichera

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameAmerikinė heichera (alūnė)
Latin plant nameHeuchera americana L.
English plant nameRock Geranium
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Borders
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
  • Wild plant parterre
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 30 to 40
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • middle height – 41- 60 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
  • variegated
Blossom color
  • red, red tints
Blooming time
  • 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
  • 2-nd half of the summer - July Third Decade - August
Blooming period2 months
General ornamentalityvery decorative
Ornamentality duration, months6
Grouplogn-lived perennial (grown 7 and more years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, rhizome division. Seeds are sown in pots or boxes in Autumn or Spring. Seeds are very small. 25 thousand seeds per 1 gram, 1000 seedlings per 2 grams of seeds sown. The flower is propagated by rhizome division after blooming. 5 - 8 cm long rhizome parts are rooted in hotbeds and beds.

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