Šakotasis šiurpis – Sparganium erectum

Šakotasis šiurpis

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameŠakotasis šiurpis
Latin plant nameSparganium erectum L.
English plant nameFloating Bur
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Water bodies and coastal
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • in water
  • wet soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
  • Half heliophobic
Spacing, cmFrom 20 to 30
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • short – 21-40 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • yellow, yellow tints
Blooming time
  • 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months4
Grouplogn-lived perennial (grown 7 and more years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Plant of Lithuania‘s natural flora. The flower is propagated by scrub division and seeds. The seeds should be sown as soon as it is ripe in a pot in the greenhouse. Stand the pots in 2 - 3cm of water. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and gradually increase the depth of water as the plants grow until it is about level with the tops of the pots. Plant them out in the summer if they have grown sufficiently, otherwise plant them out in the following spring. Division in spring or autumn. Larger divisions can be planted out direct into their permanent positions. The flower is planted out once they are well established in the summer.

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