Kalninė soldanelė – Soldanella montana

Kalninė soldanelė

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameKalninė soldanelė
Latin plant nameSoldanella montana Willd.
English plant nameAlpine Snowbell
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Wild plant parterre
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
  • Half heliophobic
Spacing, cmFrom 20 to 25
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
Blossom color
  • red, red tints
Blooming time
  • spring - April Second Decade - June First Decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months4
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: scrub division and seeds. Seeds are sown in beds with soil and sand substrate in Spring between March and April. Seedlings are replanted into pots, growing in hotbeds under shadow. Young plants are replanted in flower beds (rock-garden) with good drainage. Scrub is divided in Spring or after blooming.

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