Ilgalapis akantas – Acanthus longifolius

Ilgalapis akantas

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameIlgalapis akantas
Latin plant nameAcanthus longifolius Poiz.
English plant nameBear’s Breeches
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Water bodies and coastal
  • Wild plant parterre
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • wet soils
  • average wet soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
  • Half heliophobic
Spacing, cmFrom 20 to 30
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
Blossom color
  • white
  • red, red tints
Blooming time
  • 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months5
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, scrub division. Scrub is divided between April and May. 3 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 400 grams of seeds sown. Seeds are sown in cold beds or seed beds in May. Seeds are sown rarely into boxes in greenhouses (March). Seeds germinate within 1 month.

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