Lenktašakis gencijonas – Gentiana asclepiadea

Lenktašakis gencijonas

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameLenktašakis gencijonas
Latin plant nameGentiana asclepiadea L.
English plant nameWillow Gentian
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Water bodies and coastal
  • Wild plant parterre
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • wet soils
  • average wet soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 20 to 25
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • middle height – 41- 60 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • white
  • blue, blue tints
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
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months4
Grouplogn-lived perennial (grown 7 and more years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, rarely by scrub division. Seeds are sown in boxes outdoors or seedbed in Autumn. If seeds are sown in Spring, they should be stratified at 2-5°C in sand during winter. Seeds should be sown not deep in soil. 10000 seeds per 1 gram, 1000 seedlings per 1 gram of seed sown. Seedlings grow slowly, should be pricked out 2 times. Seedlings are replanted to the final growing place in 2-3 years. Roots are sensitive to replantation.

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