Raudonoji žvaigždūnė – Scabiosa atropurpurea

Raudonoji žvaigždūnė

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameRaudonoji žvaigždūnė
Latin plant nameScabiosa atropurpurea L.
English plant namePincushion Flower
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Borders
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Wild plant parterre
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 15 to 20
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • short – 21-40 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • white
  • red, red tints
  • violet
  • blue, blue tints
  • purple
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 period3 months
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months3
Grouptypical annual
Bioecological groupAnnual
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation method: seeds. Annual flower. Seeds are sown indoors in the end of April or outdoors in May in beds. Flowers begin blooming from July till October. 180 seeds per 1 gram. Seeds germinate within 10-14 days. Seeds stay viable for 3-4 years.

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