Kvapnusis heliotropas – Heliotropium arborescens

Kvapnusis heliotropas

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameKvapnusis heliotropas
Latin plant nameHeliotropium arborescens L.
English plant nameCherry Pie
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Cemetery
  • Wild plant parterre
  • Combination with woody plants
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 30 to 40
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • middle height – 41- 60 cm
  • tall - 61-80 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • violet
Blooming time
  • 2-nd half of the summer - July Third Decade - August
Blooming period2 months
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months4
Groupnon-typical annual
Bioecological groupAnnual
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation method: seeds. 1300 seeds per 1 gram. Seeds stay viable for 1 year. Seeds germinate within 3-4 weeks. 1000 seedlings per 2 grams of seeds sown. Seeds are sown in boxes in March.

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