Šliaužiančioji guboja – Gypsophila repens

Šliaužiančioji guboja

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameŠliaužiančioji guboja
Latin plant nameGypsophila repens L.
English plant nameAlpine Gypsophila
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Wild plant parterre
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 20 to 30
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
  • red, red tints
Blooming time
  • spring - April Second Decade - June First Decade
  • 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months4
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, cuttings, grafting (double garden forms). Both species are propagated by seeds. Gypsophila paniculata mature big yield of seeds. Self-sowing plant. A seed yield of Gypsophilla repens is small. It is also not self-sowing plant. 1000 seeds per 1 gram, 1000 seedlings of Gypsophila paniculata per 5 grams of seeds sown and 6 g of Gypsophilla repens. Seeds are sown in Autumn or in seedbeds in May. Gypsophila repens is propagated by cuttings. Cuttings (4 - 6 cm long) are taken between May and June from stems and planted in hotbeds (sand and peat 1:1)

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