Chamomile garden perennial - a symbol of purity and Russia
Camomiles, like birches, thanks to theirsnow-white beauty became a symbol of purity and Russia. They meet us everywhere: in meadows, in forest glades and in every garden. Pictures with daisies often decorate the dacha interior.
For botanists this is a perennial plant of the familyCompositae - Nivian. For gardeners - a gentle and beautiful flower that does not require special care, easily accustomed to anywhere. Decorative in itself, it blends well with other flowers and shrubs, complements any garden composition. Long stands in bouquets, decorating the interiors.
Chamomile garden perennial blooms from May toSeptember. Has a high stem, reaching 60 cm, crowned with a large flower. The shape of the flower is classical: in the center of the ideal form is a yellow circle around which are snow-white long petals. This beauty, combining the simplicity of form with the purity of color, invariably excites the heart.
The plant is frost-hardy, but in the northern regionsIt should be sheltered for the winter or scooped up and stored together with a clod of earth in the cellar. Camomile garden perennial is hygrophilous and needs regular watering. But while the soil should not stagnate water. If you want to have luxurious flowers, they need to get enough nutrients. Feed the plants before flowering and at the end of it. At the first feeding take 2 tablespoons nitrofoski for 10 liters of water. Pour this solution under the root (5 liters per 1 sq. Meter). The second prepares a solution of 1 tbsp. l. sulfate of potassium and superphosphate for 10 liters. water. When watering, 7 liters per 1 square meter are consumed. meter.
Propagated chamomile garden perennial seedsand division. Seeds are laid in the fall soil, or in spring, seedlings are grown in greenhouses. Leucanthus has an excellent germination, the seedlings are developing rapidly. Already at the beginning of summer, landed on a permanent place. Planting plants, we must remember that they need a lot of light and place, so observe the interval between flowers in 40-50 cm. Flowering of the planted plants will begin in the second year.
If multiplication is carried out by division, then before the beginningvegetation or after its termination, the rhizome together with the stems is carefully divided (it is important not to damage the roots) and settles into the ground. When planting, observe the described scheme, do not place seedlings close to each other. The rhizome is usually divided once in 3-4 years. With the annual division, the flowers will be larger. Under the snow, a perennial garden daisy should go off trimmed (shorten to a rosette of leaves) and covered.
Diseases that can affect the nivian, usuallyFungal, arising from high humidity soil. These include: rot, powdery mildew, bacterial cancer. It should be observed in time the brown spots on the leaves treated with 1% Bordeaux mixture, sprinkle with wood ash. If there is no effect cut off to the root.
And another tip: no matter how exotic and luxurious flowers decorate your garden, without chamomile, he will lose a lot. Purchase Nivyannik simply: any catalog of garden plants will offer you and seeds, and the rhizomes of these flowers.