Šviesioji levizija – Lewisia tweedyi

Šviesioji levizija

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameŠviesioji levizija
Latin plant nameLewisia tweedyi (A.Gray) B.L.Rob.
English plant nameTweedy Lewisia
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Wild plant parterre
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
  • Half heliophobic
Spacing, cmFrom 20 to 25
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • short – 21-40 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • red, red tints
Blooming time
  • spring - April Second Decade - June First Decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months4
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds. Seeds are sown in boxes in March. Young seedlings are pricked out in pots. Later plants could be replanted to the final growing place. Seeds should be stratified or stored at different temperatures. Sown seeds are stored for 2-4 weeks at 18-22°C degrees, later 12 weeks at a temperature -4 and +4°C, after that at 5-12°C temperature till germinating.

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