Plunksninis skeltažiedis – Schizanthus pinnatus

Plunksninis skeltažiedis

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant namePlunksninis skeltažiedis
Latin plant nameSchizanthus pinnatus Ruiz et Pav.
English plant namePoorman’s Orchid
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Pods
  • Wild plant parterre
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
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
  • white
  • red, red tints
  • violet
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
Blooming period2 months
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months4
Grouptypical annual
Bioecological groupAnnual
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation method: seeds. 1500 - 2000 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 2 grams of seeds sown. Seeds are sown between the end of March and the end of April. Seeds germinate within 16-20 days at 12-14°C. Seeds stay viable for 2-3 years. The flower begins blooming in 40 - 70 days after sowing. Cross-pollinated flower, isolation distance is 150-200 m Seedlings are replanted into small pots. Seedlings should be thinned out if seeds are sown in the final growing place. Self-sowing flower.

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