Mišrusis šilokas – Sedum hybridum

Mišrusis šilokas

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameMišrusis šilokas
Latin plant nameSedum hybridum L.
English plant nameHybrid Stonecrop
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Pods
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • dry soils
  • acidic soil
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 15 to 20
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
  • yellow, yellow 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, months5
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds. Almost all species mature seeds. Seeds are small. 8000 -10000 seeds per 1 gram, 1000 seedlings per 1 gram of seed sown. Sedum Telephium and some subspecies of Sedum maximum do not mature seeds. Seeds are small, should be spread on the surface of the soil and pressed gently. Seeds are sown in Spring or early Autumn. Sprouts are very small. They are pricked out when true leaves appear. Plants are replanted to the final growing place in the second year. Propagated by cuttings in hotbeds or beds in Spring or Autumn. Substrate does not have an impact on rooting, but propagation time is very important for some species. Species which are high and have hollow Stem ispropagated in Spring, evergreen species with creepy stem also can be propagated in summer (better to use the upper part of shoots).

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