Darželinis šlamutis – Helichrysum bracteatum

Darželinis šlamutis

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameDarželinis šlamutis
Latin plant nameHelichrysum bracteatum (Vent.) Willd.
English plant nameBracted Strawflower
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 15 to 20
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • short – 21-40 cm
  • middle height – 41- 60 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • white
  • yellow, yellow tints
  • red, red tints
  • purple
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 ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months5
Grouptypical annual
Bioecological groupAnnual
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds. 1500 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 3 - 5 grams of seeds sown. Seeds stay viable for 3 years. Seeds germinate within 16-18 days. Seeds are sown in hotbeds in March or outdoors between April and May. Older plants do not like replantation. Cross-pollinated flower, isolation distance is 100-200 m.

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