Virgininis astras (astrūnas) – Aster novi-belgii

Virgininis astras

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameVirgininis astras (astrūnas)
Latin plant nameAster novi-belgii L.
English plant nameConfused Michaelmas Daisy
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Borders
  • Groups
  • Cemetery
  • Solitaire
  • Combination with woody plants
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 40 to 50
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
  • white
  • red, red tints
  • violet
  • blue, blue tints
  • purple
Blooming time
  • autumn - September - October
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months5
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: scrub division. Scrub is divided during replantation. The flower is propagated by 3-4cm long cuttings from June till August in beds or hotbeds. Cuttings are taken from lateral and top shoot. Rooting percentage is 90. Seeds do not mature every year. 600 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 2 - 3 grams of seeds sown.

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