Šviesioji sniegžydrė – Chionodoxa luciliae

Šviesioji sniegžydrė

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameŠviesioji sniegžydrė
Latin plant nameChionodoxa luciliae Bois.
English plant nameGlory Of The Snow
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
  • Combination with woody plants
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
  • Half heliophobic
Spacing, cmFrom 10 to 15
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
  • white
  • blue, blue tints
Blooming time
  • early spring - March - April First Decade
  • spring - April Second Decade - June First Decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalitylittle decorative
Ornamentality duration, months2
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupBulbous and corm
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, bulbs. The flower grows about 2-4 new bulbs during vegetation. Bulbs are planted at 5-8 cm depth and 5 cm space. Bulbs are dug up after blooming. If bulbs are not planted, they should be stored in dark and dry place at +17°C temperature.

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