Pavasarinis poraitis – Omphalodes verna

Pavasarinis poraitis

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant namePavasarinis poraitis
Latin plant nameOmphalodes verna Moench.
English plant nameCreeping Forget-me-not
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Pods
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
  • Water bodies and coastal
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • wet soils
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
  • Half heliophobic
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
  • blue, blue tints
Blooming time
  • spring - April Second Decade - June First Decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalitylittle decorative
Ornamentality duration, months3
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: scrub division, runners. The flower grows 4-6 years in the same. Scrub is divided in parts with a few leaves and roots and planted in 30 cm space in flower beds. Scrub is divided after blooming or in early Spring. New leaf ‘rosettes form after blooming. The flower is planted to the final growing place in Autumn. Propagation by seeds is rare, because seed yield is very small. Seeds are sown in beds in Spring. Seedlings are planted to the final growing place in Autumn.

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