The plaster cast lasted – Goldenrod


The plaster cast lasted (Gypsophila), also called gypsophila, has species of tall and short stature. The most valuable are the varieties of gypsophila (Gypsophila paniculata) high. It is a perennial of heights up to 100 cm, with a spherical shape characteristic for gypsophila. The flowers are white, very small and extremely numerous. It blooms in June – July. The entire plant is covered with a gray waxy bloom. The Bristol Fairy variety has white flowers, full, slack shoots yes, that they require supports. Rosenschleier has a height 40 cm, full flowers, pale pink.

Gypsophila spread (Gypsophila repens) reaches height 10 cm, flowers are white and blooms from June to August. Her variety Rosea has pale pink flowers, a Lechtworth – dark pink. Low species, carpets are planted in rock gardens and flower beds, high – on discounts, in groups and individually, they are used for cut flowers.

Gypsophila can be propagated by sowing, division of older copies and seeding. It belongs to plants that are very resistant to unfavorable soil conditions. It grows well in calcareous soils.


Goldenrod, (Solidago) called the Polish mimosa, in terms of height, it varies greatly, from 15 do 200 cm. Its stems are erect, twisted leaves, full or serrated, very small flower baskets, in various shades of yellow, gathered in panicles. It blooms from July until November. It is propagated in spring by division and cuttings. Dwarf varieties are planted at intervals 30-40 cm, high – 50-80 cm. After flowering, cut the inflorescences, to prevent self-seeding, which weed the area. Goldenrod is unrefined, resistant to frost and flourishes.