Valgomasis kiškiakopūstis – Oxalis tetraphylla

Valgomasis kiškiakopūstis

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameValgomasis kiškiakopūstis
Latin plant nameOxalis tetraphylla Cav.
English plant nameGood Luck Plant
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Wild plant parterre
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 15 to 20
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • short – 21-40 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
  • variegated
Blossom color
  • red, red tints
Blooming time
  • 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
  • 2-nd half of the summer - July Third Decade - August
  • autumn - September - October
Blooming period2 months
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months5
Groupshort-lived perennial (grown 2-4 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds and tubers.In Lithuania the plant is propagated by tubers that are stored indoors during winter. They do not mature seeds.

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