Šilinis viržis – Calluna vulgaris

Šilinis viržis

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameŠilinis viržis
Latin plant nameCalluna vulgaris (L.) Hull.
English plant nameScotch Heather
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
  • Water bodies and coastal
  • Wild plant parterre
  • Solitaire
  • Combination with woody plants
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • wet soils
  • average wet soils
  • acidic soil
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 40 to 50
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • short – 21-40 cm
  • middle height – 41- 60 cm
Habitusflower with expressive habitus, for design as accent
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • yellow, yellow tints
  • green
Blossom color
  • white
  • red, red tints
  • violet
Blooming time
  • 2-nd half of the summer - July Third Decade - August
  • autumn - September - October
Blooming period2 months
General ornamentalityvery decorative
Ornamentality duration, months6
Grouplogn-lived perennial (grown 7 and more years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
The flower is propagated by semi-woody stems in June.

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