Skėstažiedis flioksas – Phlox divaricata

Skėstažiedis flioksas

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameSkėstažiedis flioksas
Latin plant namePhlox divaricata L.
English plant nameBlue Phlox
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Pods
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 15 to 20
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • very short (foreground plants) – till 20 cm height
  • short – 21-40 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • white
  • violet
  • blue, blue tints
Blooming time
  • spring - April Second Decade - June First Decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalitylittle decorative
Ornamentality duration, months4
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, cuttings, scrub division. Scrub is divided in early Spring or after blooming. Propagated by cuttings in May or between August and September. Rooting percentage is 80 - 90. Seeds are sown in May. Propagation by seeds is not used rare, because seed yield is small.

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