Hibiscus-pet, which is growing fast, unpretentious, forgives irregular lighting, and sudden changes in temperature. Improper care may stop blooming, but if you reset the required conditions, again will be pleased with large, bright and beautiful colors. However, their flowering period is short-usually they wither within days, but immediately replaced by new.to content↑
Hybiscus: varieties and types of
in nature knows the order of 300 species of this evergreen tree, mostly in the tropics in the South-East Asia and the Pacific Islands. Therefore, in our latitudes in the culture of most received only a few:
- hibiscus Syriac (other names-the Syrian rose, ketmija, hibiscus garden) is a plant with large, reaching up to 10 cm in diameter, flowers, simple and plush, with diverse colour (white, pink, red, there are varieties with two-tone colouring). Flowering starts on 3-4 year after planting. Very successful his landing roses -their soil requirements are the same, and their combination looks very impressive. Reproduction-cuttings or taps
- gibikus Chinese more commonly known as Chinese rose is the most widespread in our greenhouse culture and room type. It is an Evergreen, very decorative shrub, in the nature of reaching up to 3 m Leaves egg-or oval’noudlinenye, dark green, the upper part of the sheet wafers glossy, with serrated edge. The flowers are large, diameter 12-16 cm, depending on the variety (Chinese rose has about five hundred of them) has a variety of coloring-from Orange and fiery red to yellow or pink. Flowering usually starts in March and lasts a long time-8-9 months
- hibiscus palustris -got its name because of the biases to damp , almost marshy soil. It is a perennial plant, unpretentious enough to care that does not require frequent feedings, when proper care, flowering from mid spring to the first frost. Big plus-if it will be water, stream or pond. The second essential condition to hibiscus palustris developed fine-good lighting, then he will be pleased with its flowers are very large (whisk can reach up to 16 cm in diameter), with terracotta, purple or pink spots.
the Council! Hibiscus palustris is a very resistant, its roots, covered in snow, able to move up to frost -30° c. But better prior to the onset of cold weather area roots to conceal.
- herbaceous hibiscus is its flowering begins in late July and early August and lasts until mid-autumn. Flower-cherry raspberry, white or pink in color, in this case, compared to tree species, his flower stalks to 2-3 times more. Annually germinate many upright shoots height 2.5 m, -4 leaves large, something resembling the leaves of sunflower, but density of small leaves. He is very svetoljubiv, it will be better than the place of landing, the harder will be flowering. Not particularly picky about soil, but grows better on loams bad-on limy soils, tolerates no stagnation of water-wetlands can cause death of the plant. His landing can be carried out both in spring and in autumn. Hibiscus grassy fine winters, but before wintering his okuchit’ is desirable and trim, as roses. Reproduction is mostly by dividing the Bush or cuttings
the Council! since the aboveground part was almost completely disappearing, and the first shoots appear only in late spring, it is advisable to place its growth mark a sign so that you don’t accidentally dig in the spring. Damage to roots (resemble potato) can cause the death of Bush.
Hibiscus in landscape design
landscaping hibiscus garden used as a group and in solitary (singlovyh) landings, it harmoniously fit into the Interior plot virtually any style. Being a relatively short (rarely hive grows above 1.5 m), it is often used in mixed or kustarnikovom the kerb. Hibiscus garden looks good with pochvopokrovnymi roses, as well as on the contrast with evergreen shrubs.
Syrian Hibiscus blend harmoniously with the most different varieties of roses-low (up to 1.5 m), compact, ideal for flower Rosary as an option for al’pinarija. But especially good combination for him-with Lavender this combination not only looks beautiful, but the scent of lavender protects Syrian hibiscus from harmful insects and aphids.
Hibiscus palustris actively use when decorating water and garden ponds . Even with constant pruning, adult plant can reach a height 2.5 m, width- -3-1-1, 8 m, so few straight in a row of bushes form living, very dense hedge, so very often hybiscus use for zoning (distinction) plot.
Herbaceous hibiscus usually are planted in large groups, as well as due to the fact that the plant tolerates pruning.