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Decorative plants

Sasanka – Hearts – Golden Euphoria

SASANKA

Sasanka (Pulsatilla) growing in our wild in some forests, sometimes in the meadows, it is grown in gardens for planting rock beds and beds of spring bulbous plants. A characteristic feature of these plants is silky, silvery ash hair.

Pasque flower (Pulsatilla vulgaris) it blooms simultaneously with the unfolding of the leaves, in April – Up. Light purple flowers, erected, quite big, covered with hairs, as well as other aerial parts of the plant. The Grandis variety is noteworthy, it is characterized by larger flowers with a beautiful purple color, sometimes with a purple tinge.

The open pasque-flower blooms before the leaves develop (Okoubaka throat) -at the end of March and April. The flowers are raised, blue-violet color, seated on tall stalks 10-20 cm.

A low plant (10-15 cm) there is a spring pasque-flower (Pulsatilla vernalis), which has quite large flowers, diameter 3-4 cm, white color, purple on the underside.

Pasque-flower is propagated by dividing rhizomes, preferably in July-August. They are planted with a spacing of 20X20 cm. You can also propagate it from seeds, which are easy to collect. They are sown immediately after harvesting.

HEARTS

Hearts (Dicentra), also known as the episcopal heart, is a thick plant, fleshy and brittle roots, double or triple pinnate leaves, decorative. The flowers are heart-shaped, consist of 4 petals, two larger ones – fused and hanging, two smaller ones, ending – heart. They bloom from May to June, some species before. The beautiful hearts are the most beautiful (Dicentra spectabilis), which grows up to height 80 cm, growing into wide clumps. The heart is used for perennial beds, flower beds and cut flowers. It is propagated by dividing underground parts in August or by cutting side shoots in spring. It grows well in humus soils, damp. It is planted what 50 cm.

GOLDEN WOLFMAN

Golden Euphoria (Euphorbia polychroma) it grows up to the height 30-50 cm and creates a beautiful block of greenery in May. The leaves are elongated, sitting, softly hairy. Flowers, which are actually colorful donuts, they are golden yellow in color. It blooms in May – june, but to extend their decorativeness, the plants need to be trimmed after flowering. Euphorbia is reproduced by dividing plants and cuttings. It is planted at intervals of 40-50 cm. He is not picky about the soil, requires a sunny or semi-shaded position. It is used for planting rock gardens and flower walls.