Vilnotoji notra – Stachys byzantina

Vilnotoji notra

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameVilnotoji notra
Latin plant nameStachys byzantina K.Koch.
English plant nameLamb’s Ears
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Pods
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
  • Combination with woody plants
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 20 to 30
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • short – 21-40 cm
  • middle height – 41- 60 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • gray
Blossom color
  • red, red tints
Blooming time
  • 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalityvery decorative
Ornamentality duration, months6
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, scrub division. Scrub is divided into not very small parts during replantation. Seeds are sown in boxes or beds in Autumn.Boxes should be dug in soil in hotbeds. 600 - 800 seeds per 1 gram, 1000 seedlings per 10 grams of seeds sown. Seeds germinate in Spring. Seedlings are prick out into hotbeds or beds in 10 cm distance. Plants are replanted to the final growing place in September.

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