Gumbinis kiškiakopūstis – Oxalis tuberosa

Gumbinis kiškiakopūstis

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameGumbinis kiškiakopūstis
Latin plant nameOxalis tuberosa Molina
English plant nameOca
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Borders
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Wild plant parterre
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 10 to 15
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • very short (foreground plants) – till 20 cm height
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
  • variegated
Blossom color
  • red, red tints
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, months4
Groupshort-lived perennial (grown 2-4 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: tuber. The flower is propagated by tubers stored indoors during winter. Tubers are planted between March and April in pots. Seeds do not mature in Lithuania. Flowers are usually imported from South America.

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