Balsam is one of the oldest inhabitants of gardens and apartments which today does not lose its popularity. Just go to any Forum flower gardeners, where you can find many photos and discussions, the hero of which is Roly wet. This is the second issued we have the name of a flower that is associated with the fact that after watering the leaves are formed small droplets. And here the British call it “hard Lisa for prolonged flowering.
the main types of balzaminov
in nature, there are more than 400 types of balzaminov, but because their natural growth area is the tropics and subtropics of Africa, India and Malaysia, South China, us in the northern hemisphere cultivated for only a few species:
- garden Balsam -often called Roly wet, the most famous and popular. Garden Balsam in culture is cultivated with the year 1542. This prjamostojachee plant are globe-or pyramidal shape, height can reach up to 70 cm. The stems are fleshy, smooth, green, in the nodes break easily. The leaves are lanceolate, petiolar, jagged around the edges, the whole hive is densely foliated. Flower is a big, bad, depending on the variety can be simple or double, color-from white to purple. Flowering begins in June and lasts until the first frosts. The plant is very warm, so in a Midland landing is not recommended before June
- Balsam Waller -appearance, gaining popularity through many hybrid varieties, it often becomes the hero photo at the “flower” websites and forums. It is larger than a garden, the size of the flowers, which are abundantly posted at the ends of the stems. Modern series have a variety of coloring (white only receive 17 shades, as well as shades of purple, red and pink), there are varieties with two-color coloring. Flower shape can be as simple or polumahrovoj or Terry (Rosette, Duet and Confection). Feature type is in partial shade flowers are brighter coloring than the instances in the Sun. It is a perennial plant that is relatively low (15-20 cm), but in open areas is grown solely as letnik when the first frosts immediately dies. The main disadvantage is a very fragile stems, which can easily break when heavy rain or a sudden gust that you must consider when choosing a place to plant
- balzamin eurychanta -perennial flower kustovidnyj, obtained by a long selection. Compared to other species, it has the largest flowers with different (all shades of red, white, purple, pink) overtones, with the bottom characteristic spur. Balsam eurychanta almost blossoms all year. Leaves-from bright green to bronze, sometimes mottled coloring. This kind of very light-and heat-loving, so its better to grow in conservatories or rooms where he can develop normally for several years. Sometimes the Balsam eurychanta in the form of ready-made seedlings heightazhivajut on a site like odnoletnik, picking up for him a well-lit and secure from the wind place.
Bal’zaminy in landscape design
in landscape design bal’zaminy use for planting in plants or beds of average height (height of 20-50 cm) varieties used for greening of balconies and loggias. Group planting balzaminov can create profitable bright accents in the garden.
in spite of the fact that “wet Roly” does not tolerate damp and cold When humidity and heat available flower begins to actively grow and bloom profusely, so it is often used to decorate the shores of ponds.
a good company will form bal’zaminu Fuchsia Begonia, verbena, Bell, and ageratum originally looks like a combination of box and bal’zamina garden.
Balsam Walter looks good in flower boxes or hanging planters , at the same time, thanks to its reliability, for its landing does not require a large amount of nutrient soil, as in the case of plants petuni amplifies. It develops well in small pots, but it is very important to observe soil moisture regime added Hydrogel, and the plant should be watered and fed in using fertilizers for flowering plants.
Bal’zaminy have forced many growers to review relevant to vertical gardens. Using bal’zamina Waller can hold vertical greening, renouncing a decorative, but not so blooming profusely , Lian. To obtain floral screens on four solid kolyshkah reinforced krupnojacheistuju plastic grid connected with black lutrasilom (a type of covering material, it is often used for mulching). Formed container must complete the land, while the inside lay two tube-through them will be watering. The cuts in the lutrasile plant bushes blooming bal’zamina, which grows with time, somknetsja and forms one big blooming screen.to content↑
Bal’zaminy in the Garden: planting, care, propagation
Bal’zaminy-fairly undemanding and not capricious in growing plants. They grow well in partial shade and in the Sun, but not if badly-bright hot leaves and flowers begin to fade, so is it worth choosing a place at noon is in shadow.