|Lithuanian plant name
|Latin plant name
|Phlox subulata L.
|English plant name
|Moss Pink Phlox
|TYPE OF PARTERRE
|GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
|From 20 to 30
|PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
- very short (foreground plants) – till 20 cm height
|flower with non-expressive habitus, for background
- spring - April Second Decade - June First Decade
|Ornamentality duration, months
|intermediate type perennial (grown 5-6 years)
|Propagation methods: scrub division and seeds, cuttings. Seeds are sown outdoors in beds in Spring or in pots in greenhouses. 3000-5000 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 5 grams of seeds sown. Seeds germinate within 5-10 days Seeds germinate within 2-3 weeks. Seedlings are pricked out when 2 true leaves appear. Propagated by 3-4 cm long cuttings between May and August. Rooting percentage is 90-95. Propagartion by scrub division could be used during all vegetation period, except for blooming time. It can be divided every 3-4 years, in other cases the flower loses ornamentality.