|Lithuanian plant name||Šluotelinis flioksas|
|Latin plant name||Phlox paniculata L.|
|English plant name||Perennial Phlox|
|TYPE OF PARTERRE|
- Combination with woody plants
|GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS|
|Spacing, cm||From 60 to 60|
|PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS|
- very tall – 81 cm and over
|Habitus||flower with expressive habitus, for design as accent|
- 2-nd half of the summer - July Third Decade - August
- autumn - September - October
|Blooming period||2 months|
|Ornamentality duration, months||5|
|Group||intermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)|
|Propagation methods: seeds, scrub division, green cuttings, shoots, rhizome parts, root shoots and leaves. The flower is propagated by seeds for selection purposes. Seeds are sown at 1 cm depth in Autumn. Seeds germinate in Spring. Seedlings with 1 - 2 true leaves are pricked out of beds. Seedlings begin bloom in the same year. Shoots with rhizome parts are planted in Spring. Young shoots are cut and planted in beds with shadow. Roots appear after 4-5 weeks, replanted to the final growing place next year. The flower is propagated by green cuttings (cutted from the middle part of shoot) in hot beds between June and July. Callus forms after 3 – 4 weeks, later roots form.
Leaves with stem part and bud are cut from stems between June and July. Leave are shortened and planted in boxes with rich soil, 2 cm layer of sand is spread on.
The flower is propagated by rhizome part (6 cm long). 2 – 2.5 years old healthy scrubs are divided in late Autumn. The parts are planted in boxes with sand and covered during winter, as well as scrub which as used for propagation.
Scrub is divided during replantation.|