Didžiagraižė baltagalvė – Leucanthemum maximum

Didžiagraižė baltagalvė

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameDidžiagraižė baltagalvė
Latin plant nameLeucanthemum maximum (Ramond.) DC.
English plant nameDaisy-chrysanthemum
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Groups
  • Cemetery
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 20 to 30
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • tall - 61-80 cm
  • very tall – 81 cm and over
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • white
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, months4
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, scrub division. 300 - 450 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 7 grams of seeds sown. Seeds stay viable for 3-4 years. Seeds germinate within 10-14 days. Seeds are sown in seedbeds or hotbeds. Scrub can be divided into 10-20 parts. It is not recommended to propagate the old scrubs. The flower should be replanted every 4-5 years. Rhizome with roots is near soil surface, so before winter the soil should be mulched. The flower is propagated by cuttings in cold beds outdoors in May. Rooting percentage is 80 – 90.

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