Juostuotoji pelargonija – Pelargonium zonale

Juostuotoji pelargonija

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameJuostuotoji pelargonija
Latin plant namePelargonium zonale (L.)Her.ex Aiton.
English plant nameHorseshoe Pelargonium
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Borders
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Cemetery
  • Solitaire
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
  • Half heliophobic
Spacing, cmFrom 30 to 40
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
  • yellow, yellow tints
  • green
  • variegated
Blossom color
  • white
  • red, red tints
  • violet
  • 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 ornamentalityvery decorative
Ornamentality duration, months6
Groupshort-lived perennial (grown 2-4 years)
Bioecological groupNo hardy perennials
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: cuttings and seeds. Seed-propagated mainly when it is necessary to multiply a large number of plants. Plants propagated by cuttings retain the characteristics of the parent plant. Cuttings harvested from the mother plant should be healthy and strong. Cuttings should be about 80-10 cm long. Before planting cuttings are a little dried. A suitable soil mixture contains sod, leafy earth, peat and sand (2:2:2:1).

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