Vilnotasis pūkaitis – Eriophyllum lanatum

Vilnotasis pūkaitis

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameVilnotasis pūkaitis
Latin plant nameEriophyllum lanatum (Pursh.) Forbes
English plant nameWoolly Sunflower
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Pods
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 20 to 30
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • middle height – 41- 60 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • gray
Blossom color
  • yellow, yellow 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
Blooming period2 months
General ornamentalitydecorative
Ornamentality duration, months5
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, scrub division, cuttings. 2700 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 1 gram of seed sown. Seeds are sown in cold beds in Spring. Seeds germinate in 2-3 weeks. Seeds are sown in boxes in greenhouses between February and March. Seedlings are replanted outdoors in May. The flower is propagated by cuttings between May and June in cold beds. Rooting percentage is 60 -70.

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