Didysis šilokas – Sedum maximum

Didysis šilokas

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameDidysis šilokas
Latin plant nameSedum maximum (L.) Hoffm.
English plant nameOrpine
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Borders
  • Pods
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
  • Solitaire
  • Combination with woody plants
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 30 to 40
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • short – 21-40 cm
  • middle height – 41- 60 cm
Habitusflower with expressive habitus, for design as accent
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • yellow, yellow tints
  • red, red tints
  • purple
Blooming time
  • autumn - September - October
Blooming period2 months
General ornamentalityvery decorative
Ornamentality duration, months6
Grouplogn-lived perennial (grown 7 and more years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: scrub division. Seeds do not mature. Propagated by cuttings in hotbeds or beds in Spring or Autumn. Substrate does not have an impact on rooting, but propagation time is very important for some species. Species which are high and have hollow Stem ispropagated in Spring. Green perennials with creepy stem also can be propagated in summer (better to use upper part of shoots).

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