Šafto naktižiedė – Silene schafta

Šafto naktižiedė

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameŠafto naktižiedė
Latin plant nameSilene schafta S.G.Gmel. ex Hohen
English plant nameCatchfly
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Borders
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
  • Wild plant parterre
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
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
  • red, red tints
Blooming time
  • 2-nd half of the summer - July Third Decade - August
  • autumn - September - October
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months5
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: scrub division and seeds. Propagation by seeds is mostly used. 1000 seeds per 1 gram. Seeds stay viable for 3 years. Seeds germinate within 8-14 days.

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