Balzamininė sprigė – Impatiens balsamina

Balzamininė sprigė

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameBalzamininė sprigė
Latin plant nameImpatiens balsamina L.
English plant nameBalsam
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Borders
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Pods
  • Cemetery
  • Wild plant parterre
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 20 to 25
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • short – 21-40 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • white
  • red, red tints
  • violet
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 ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months3
Grouptypical annual
Bioecological groupAnnual
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, cuttings. Plant propagation from cuttings (10 cm long lateral shoots) begins from April till November. Lower leaves are cut off and cuttings are exposed to a glass of water until roots appear. Then planted to pots. Propagation by seeds is used when there is need for a big quantity of plants. Seeds are sown in soil in March. Seeds are sown in boxes in March, thin layer of soil is spread on the surface. When the first leaves appear, plant need more light.

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