Kininė liūtpėdė – Leontopodium souliei

Kininė liūtpėdė

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameKininė liūtpėdė
Latin plant nameLeontopodium souliei Beaurved.
English plant nameChinese Edelweiss
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Borders
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
  • Wild plant parterre
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 15 to 20
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • very short (foreground plants) – till 20 cm height
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • gray
Blossom color
  • yellow, yellow tints
  • grey
Blooming time
  • 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
Blooming period2 months
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months5
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: scrub division and seeds. 7500 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 5 grams of seeds sown. Seeds germinate within 3 weeks. Seeds are sown in pots, boxes or cold beds in April. Scrubs are divided in early Spring (when vegetation starts) or after blooming.

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