Sidabrinis laibenis – Alyssum argenteum

Sidabrinis laibenis

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameSidabrinis laibenis
Latin plant nameAlyssum argenteum Vitm.
English plant nameMadwort
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
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 ornamentalitylittle decorative
Ornamentality duration, months4
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, scrub division, cuttings. Propagation by seeds is the most popular method. Seeds are sown in sprout growing beds in May. Seeds are different size. 700 - 1200 seeds (Alyssum argenteum and Alyssum montanum) per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 2 grams of seeds sown. Seeds are very viable. 1000 seeds (Alyssum saxatile) per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 6 grams of seeds sown. Flowers begin blooming in the second year. Scrubs are divided and cuttings are rooted in Spring and the first part of Summer.

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