Kryminė glažutė – Cerastium biebersteinii

Kryminė glažutė

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameKryminė glažutė
Latin plant nameCerastium biebersteinii DC.
English plant nameMouse-Ear-Chickweed
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Borders
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
  • acidic soil
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 20 to 30
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • very short (foreground plants) – till 20 cm height
  • short – 21-40 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • gray
Blossom color
  • white
Blooming time
  • 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalitydecorative
Ornamentality duration, months6
Groupshort-lived perennial (grown 2-4 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: scrub division and seeds, cuttings. Seeds are sown outdoors in beds in Spring or in pots in greenhouses. 2500-3000 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 5 grams of seeds sown. Seeds germinate within 2-3 weeks. Seedlings are picked up when 2 true leaves appear. Propagated by 3-4 cm long cuttings between May and August. Rooting percentage is 90-95.

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