Plačialapis švendras – Typha latifolia

Plačialapis švendras

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant namePlačialapis švendras
Latin plant nameTypha latifolia L.
English plant nameCommon Cat Tail
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Water bodies and coastal
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • in water
  • wet soils
  • average wet soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
  • Half heliophobic
Spacing, cmFrom 30 to 40
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • very tall – 81 cm and over
Habitusflower with expressive habitus, for design as accent
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • green
  • brown
Blooming time
  • 2-nd half of the summer - July Third Decade - August
  • autumn - September - October
Blooming period2 months
General ornamentalitydecorative
Ornamentality duration, months5
Grouplogn-lived perennial (grown 7 and more years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Plant of Lithuania‘s natural flora. The flower is propagated by scrub division and seeds. The seeds should be sown in a pot and stand it in 3cm of water. Pot up the young seedlings as soon as possible and, as the plants develop, increase the depth of water. Plant out in summer. Division in spring. Very easy, harvest the young shoots when they are about 10 - 30cm tall, making sure there is at least some root attached, and plant them out into their permanent positions.

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