Palaipinis flioksas – Phlox stolonifera

Palaipinis flioksas

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant namePalaipinis flioksas
Latin plant namePhlox stolonifera Sims
English plant nameCreeping Phlox
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
  • Wild plant parterre
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 20 to 30
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
  • violet
Blooming time
  • spring - April Second Decade - June First Decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months4
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: scrub division, cuttings. Propagation by scrub division in Spring or after blooming. Propagated by cuttings between May and September. Rooting percentage of cuttings is 80-90. Seeds are sown in May. This propagation method is not popular, because seed yield is small.

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