Žolinė žiemė – Vinca herbacea

Žolinė žiemė

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameŽolinė žiemė
Latin plant nameVinca herbacea Waldst.et Kit.
English plant nameHerbaceous Periwinkle
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
  • Wild plant parterre
  • Combination with woody plants
  • Solitaire
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
  • Half heliophobic
Spacing, cmFrom 30 to 40
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • very short (foreground plants) – till 20 cm height
  • tall - 61-80 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • blue, blue tints
Blooming time
  • spring - April Second Decade - June First Decade
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalitydecorative
Ornamentality duration, months5
Groupintermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods in Lithuania: scrub division and cuttings. The flower is propagated by cuttings in Spring after the first sprout appears. Cuttings are also taken in July when lower part of sprouts became woody after flowering. Cutting should be planted in cold beds.

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