Apenininis saulenis – Helianthemum apenninum

Apenininis saulenis

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameApenininis saulenis
Latin plant nameHelianthemum apenninum (L.) Mill.
English plant nameWhite Rock Rose
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
  • Wild plant parterre
  • Combination with woody plants
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 30 to 40
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • very short (foreground plants) – till 20 cm height
Habitusflower with expressive habitus, for design as accent
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • gray
Blossom color
  • yellow, yellow tints
  • red, red tints
Blooming time
  • spring - April Second Decade - June First Decade
  • 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
Blooming period2 months
General ornamentalitydecorative
Ornamentality duration, months5
Grouplogn-lived perennial (grown 7 and more years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, cuttings. Plants are propagated from woody cuttings in early Spring and from semi woody cuttings in the second part of summer. 800 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 2-5 grams of seeds sown. Seeds are sown in cold beds in April. Seeds germinate within 2-4 weeks.

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