Šliaužiančioji veronika – Veronica repens

Šliaužiančioji veronika

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameŠliaužiančioji veronika
Latin plant nameVeronica repens Clarion ex DC.
English plant nameCorsican Speewell
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
  • Wild plant parterre
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 15 to 20
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • very short (foreground plants) – till 20 cm height
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • blue, blue tints
Blooming time
  • 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months4
Groupshort-lived perennial (grown 2-4 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds and cuttings. Seeds are sown in boxes or hotbeds in Spring. 4000 - 5000 seeds per 1 gram, 1000 seedlings per 1 gram of seed sown. Seeds are small. Seeds are spread on the surface of the soil and gently pressed. Young plants are replanted to the final growing place in Spring after 1 year. The flower is propagated by non-woody 4-7 cm long cuttings between May and July. Rooting percentage is 80 – 100.

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