Sodinė heichera (alūnė) – Heuchera x brizoides hort.

Sodinė heichera

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameSodinė heichera (alūnė)
Latin plant nameHeuchera x brizoides hort. Heuchera x brizoides
English plant nameRock Geranium
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
  • Wild plant parterre
  • Pods
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
Lighting
  • Half heliophobic
Spacing, cmFrom 30 to 40
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • tall - 61-80 cm
Habitusflower with expressive habitus, for design as accent
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
  • purple
  • variegated
Blossom color
  • white
  • red, red tints
Blooming time
  • spring - April Second Decade - June First Decade
Blooming period2 months
General ornamentalitydecorative
Ornamentality duration, months5
Grouplogn-lived perennial (grown 7 and more years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, rhizome and scrub division. Seeds are sown in pots before Winter or Spring. Seeds are very small. 25000 seeds per 1 gram, 1000 seedlings per 2 grams of seeds sown Seedlings are pricked out in hotbeds when 2 true leaves appear. If temperature is very low hotbeds should be covered with leaves. Seedlings grow slowly; begin blooming in 2-3 years. The flower is propagated by 58 cm long rhizome parts and rooted in hotbeds or beds. Leaf rosette with rhizome piece is rooted in hotbeds.

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