Plačiavainikis snaputis – Geranium platypetalum

Plačiavainikis snaputis

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant namePlačiavainikis snaputis
Latin plant nameGeranium platypetalum Fisch et Mey.
English plant nameCrane’s Bill
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 20 to 30
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • middle height – 41- 60 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • violet
Blooming time
  • spring - April Second Decade - June First Decade
  • 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: seeds, scrub division. Scrub is divided in Spring or at the end of Summer (August) when the soil is moist. Scrub should not be divided into very small parts, because can desiccate. Seeds are sown after picking up in beds. 500-600 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 4 - 5 grams of seeds sown.

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