Virgininis pūstatauris – Physostegia virginiana

Virgininis pūstatauris

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameVirgininis pūstatauris
Latin plant namePhysostegia virginiana (L.) Benth
English plant nameObedient Plant
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Groups
  • 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
  • very tall – 81 cm and over
Habitusflower with expressive habitus, for design as accent
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • white
  • violet
Blooming time
  • 2-nd half of the summer - July Third Decade - August
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months4
Groupshort-lived perennial (grown 2-4 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds, scrub division. 500 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 5 grams of seeds sown. Seeds are sown in cold beds in Spring (April). Seeds germinate within 2-3 weeks. Scrub is divided in Spring or in early Autumn (August - September). It is advisable to propagate by seeds.

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