Rudeninis vėlyvis – Colchicum autumnale

Rudeninis vėlyvis

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameRudeninis vėlyvis
Latin plant nameColchicum autumnale L.
English plant nameAutumn Crocus
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
  • Combination with woody plants
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
  • Half heliophobic
Spacing, cmFrom 15 to 20
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • very short (foreground plants) – till 20 cm height
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • white
  • violet
Blooming time
  • 2-nd half of the summer - July Third Decade - August
  • autumn - September - October
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months3
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupBulbous and corm
PLANT PROPAGATION
The flower is propagated by daughter bulbs. Daughter bulbs are separated during replantation. The flower could be propagated by seeds. It begins blooming in 5-6 years after sowing. Seeds are sown after picking up. The flower begins blooming after a year if seeds are sown late.

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