Šiurkštusis saulakis – Heliopsis scabra

Šiurkštusis saulakis

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameŠiurkštusis saulakis
Latin plant nameHeliopsis scabra Dun.
English plant nameOxeye
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Groups
  • Solitaire
  • Combination with woody plants
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 40 to 60
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • very tall – 81 cm and over
Habitusflower with expressive habitus, for design as accent
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • yellow, yellow tints
Blooming time
  • 2-nd half of the summer - July Third Decade - August
  • autumn - September - October
Blooming period2 months
General ornamentalitydecorative
Ornamentality duration, months5
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, scrub division, cuttings. 250 - 300 seeds per 1 gram, 1000 seedlings per 12 - 15 grams of seeds sown. Seeds are sown in seedbeds in Autumn or Spring. Self-sowing plant. Seedlings begin blooming in the second year. It is recommended to propagate the flower by scrub division in Spring. Scrub could be divided in parts with 2-3 shoots. The flower is propagated by cuttings (10 - 12 cm long) in Spring and even in Summer in beds. Rooting percentage is 85 – 95.

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