Mažoji žiemė – Vinca minor

Mažoji žiemė

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameMažoji žiemė
Latin plant nameVinca minor L.
English plant namePeriwinkle
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
  • Water bodies and coastal
  • Wild plant parterre
  • Solitaire
  • Combination with woody plants
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • wet soils
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
  • Half heliophobic
  • Heliophobic
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
  • green
  • variegated
Blossom color
  • violet
  • blue, blue tints
Blooming time
  • spring - April Second Decade - June First Decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalityvery decorative
Ornamentality duration, months6
Grouplogn-lived perennial (grown 7 and more years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: scrub division and cuttings. Propagated by scrub division during all vegetation period (till the end of September). Cuttings are taken in the first part of vegetation period (between May and July). Cutings are rooted in cold beds.

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