Pajūrinė gvaizdė – Armeria maritima

Pajūrinė gvaizdė

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant namePajūrinė gvaizdė
Latin plant nameArmeria maritima (Mill.) Willd.
English plant nameCommon Thrift
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Borders
  • Pods
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 15 to 20
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • very short (foreground plants) – till 20 cm height
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • white
  • red, red tints
  • violet
Blooming time
  • spring - April Second Decade - June First Decade
  • 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months6
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: scrub division. Scrubs are divided with part of a rhizome. Rooting percentage is high. The flower should be replanted every 2-3 years after blooming. The flower is propagated by cuttings between June and August. Herbaceous cuttings (leaf rosettes) are planted in hotbeds. Rooting percentage is 80 – 85. Seeds are sown in beds or pots in Spring. The flower blooms in a second year.

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