|Lithuanian plant name
|Latin plant name
|Butomus umbellatus L.
|English plant name
|TYPE OF PARTERRE
|GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
|From 40 to 50
|PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
- middle height – 41- 60 cm
|flower with expressive habitus, for design as accent
- 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
|Ornamentality duration, months
|logn-lived perennial (grown 7 and more years)
|Propagation methods: scrub division. Plant of Lithuania‘s natural flora. 400- 600 seeds per 1 gram. The seeds are sown in a cold frame as soon as it is ripe, it usually germinates in the spring. The seed quickly loses its vitality if it is not kept moist. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in a tray of water in the cold frame, planting them out into their permanent positions in early summer. Division in spring. Very easy, larger clumps can be planted direct into their permanent positions. It is best to pot up smaller clumps and grow them on in a cold frame until they are well rooted before planting them out in the summer.