Tikroji saulėgrąža – Helianthus annuus

Tikroji saulėgrąža

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameTikroji saulėgrąža
Latin plant nameHelianthus annuus L.
English plant nameSunflower
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Groups
  • Wild plant parterre
  • Solitaire
  • Combination with woody plants
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 40 to 60
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • tall - 61-80 cm
  • very tall – 81 cm and over
Habitusflower with expressive habitus, for design as accent
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • yellow, yellow tints
Blooming time
  • 2-nd half of the summer - July Third Decade - August
  • autumn - September - October
Blooming period2 months
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months4
Grouptypical annual
Bioecological groupAnnual
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds. 9-10 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 120 - 150 grams of seeds sown. Seeds stay viable for 3-4 years. Seeds germination within 1-2 weeks. Seeds are sown in beds in April or in pots in March. Seeds are of better quality, if sown earlier.

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