Muilinė guboja – Gypsophila paniculata

Muilinė guboja

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameMuilinė guboja
Latin plant nameGypsophila paniculata L.
English plant nameBaby’s Breath
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
  • Wild plant parterre
  • Solitaire
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • dry soils
  • calcareous soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 40 to 50
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • middle height – 41- 60 cm
  • tall - 61-80 cm
Habitusflower with expressive habitus, for design as accent
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • white
  • red, red tints
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
Grouplogn-lived perennial (grown 7 and more years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, cuttings, grafting (double garden forms). Both species are propagated by seeds. Gypsophila paniculata matures big yield of seeds. It is not self-sowing plant. A seed yield of Gypsophilla repens is small, also not self-sowing plant. 1000 seeds per 1 gram, 1000 seedlings of Gypsophila paniculata per 5 grams of seeds sown and 6 g of Gypsophilla repens. Seeds are sown in Autumn or seedbeds in May. Small seedlings are replanted to the final growing place: with 40 - 60 cm for Gypsophila paniculata and 20 - 30 cm for Gypsophilla repens. Gypsophila does not like replantation. Gypsophilla repens could be propagated by cuttings.

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