Paprastasis čiobrelis – Thymus serphyllum

Paprastasis čiobrelis

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant namePaprastasis čiobrelis
Latin plant nameThymus serphyllum L.
English plant nameWild Thyme
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Borders
  • Pods
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
  • Wild plant parterre
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
  • short – 21-40 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • violet
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: scrub division. Scrubs are replanted in Spring or Autumn at 20 - 25 cm distance. Scrub can be divided very easily, because creepy stems have roots. To propagate old scrubs is not recommended. Scrubs are replanted every 4-5 years. Could be propagated by seeds. 5000 seeds per 1 gram, 1000 seedlings per 1 gram of seed sown. The seed viability is 70-85 percent. Seeds sown in pots or hotbeds in Spring. Seedlings are replanted to the final growing place next year in Spring.

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