Meškinis česnakas – Allium ursinum

Meškinis česnakas

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameMeškinis česnakas
Latin plant nameAllium ursinum L.
English plant nameBear’s Garlic
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • 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
  • Half heliophobic
Spacing, cmFrom 20 to 25
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
Blossom color
  • white
Blooming time
  • 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months4
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, scrub division. Scrub is divided in early Spring or after vegetation in Autumn (between August and September). Scrub division of Allium karataviense is used rarely. 250 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 5 - 6 grams of seeds sown. Seeds are sown in Spring. Seeds germinate within 2-3 weeks.

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