Darželinis jurginas – Dahlia cultorum

Darželinis jurginas

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameDarželinis jurginas
Latin plant nameDahlia cultorum Thorsrud et Reisaeter
English plant name-
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Groups
  • Solitaire
  • Combination with woody plants
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 80 to 100
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • tall - 61-80 cm
  • very tall – 81 cm and over
Habitusflower with expressive habitus, for design as accent
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
  • purple
Blossom color
  • white
  • yellow, yellow tints
  • orange
  • red, red tints
  • violet
  • blue, blue tints
  • purple
  • variegated
  • striped
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
  • autumn - September - October
Blooming period3 months
General ornamentalityvery decorative
Ornamentality duration, months5
Groupshort-lived perennial (grown 2-4 years)
Bioecological groupNo hardy perennials
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, tuber division, cuttings. Hollow Dahlia is propagated by seeds to selection purposes. Seeds are sown at the end of March. Seedlings are replanted at 5-7 cm space after the last frosts. It is recommended to propagate by cuttings. Tubers are planted in boxes between March and April and placed in greenhouses at 12-15°C temperature. When shoots are 5-10 cm high, they are cut and planted in pots with sandy soil. Pots are stored in hot beds at 18-20°C temperature. Rooting takes place in 15-18 days. Replanted after the last frosts.

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