Pelkinė puriena – Caltha palustris

Pelkinė puriena

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant namePelkinė puriena
Latin plant nameCaltha palustris L.
English plant nameMarsh Marigold
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Water bodies and coastal
  • Wild plant parterre
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • wet soils
  • average wet 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
  • white
  • yellow, yellow tints
Blooming time
  • spring - April Second Decade - June First Decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months3
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, scrub division. 900 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 5 grams of seeds sown. Seeds are sown in boxes in March or in cold beds in Autumn. Seeds germinate within 3 months. Scrub is divided in early Spring or Autumn.

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