Plikastiebė aguona – Papaver nudicaule

Plikastiebė aguona

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant namePlikastiebė aguona
Latin plant namePapaver nudicaule L.
English plant nameIceland Poppy
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 20 to 25
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • short – 21-40 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • white
  • yellow, yellow tints
  • orange
  • red, red tints
Blooming time
  • 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
  • 2-nd half of the summer - July Third Decade - August
  • autumn - September - October
Blooming period3 months
General ornamentalitydecorative
Ornamentality duration, months5
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds. Seeds are sown in beds in Spring or Autumn. Seeds are very small. 8000 - 10000 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 1 gram of seed sown. Seedlings should be pricked up. Seedlings are thinned out, if seeds are sown in the final growing place. Papaver alpinum should be planted at a distance of 15 - 20 cm, Papaver nudicaule should be planted at a distance of 20 - 25 cm, Papaver orientale should be planted at a distance of 35 - 40 cm. Papaver orientale 9 plants per square meter, other species about 20 – 30 plants per square meter. Papaver orientale could be propagated by scrub division (in August). Roots should be protected from damage.

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