With the arrival of heat in garden sites, beautiful decorative flowers flourish. One of the favorites of the country’s “vegetation” is a perennial called Pepper. Special charm have varieties with bloody-red flowers. Shrub or herbaceous plant does not require careful care and with ease tolerate the harsh winters.
Description and distinctive features
Potentilla (Potentilla) refers to the family of pink, which is one of the largest numbers. Also, the shrub is called “Kuril tea” or “five hundred”. There is an old belief, according to which the epic hero won a victory due to the smell of an amazing plant. Namely, Brave Ilya Muromets, gathering on a fight with a straw-robber, breathed the aroma of the Kuril tea and felt unprecedented power.
Indeed, an amazing plant is not easy to decorate the garden plot, but also has various healing properties. Folk healers are widely used. Translated from Latin Potentilla means “force” and “power”.
In nature there are several types of plants: shrub, low, herbaceous and high. Decorate the garden plot will be able to all varieties. However, the undoubted favorite among decorative colors is the Red Phalch.
Kuril tea with aluminum flowers has several species. To the most popular variety Maryon Red Robin “.
Features of this plant are as follows:
- Compact crown of rounded shape;
- Salad leaf leaves (with autumn onset – yellow);
- Influence of dark red.
Maryon Red Robin blooms from June to mid-September. Miniature numerous inflorescences consist of scarlet petals and yellow “middle”. In the center of the shrub color, the colors are much brighter than at the bottom. Under the action of direct sunlight, the plant does not lose its saturated shade. However, by the end of the summer, the color can be darker. With the onset of autumn begins the formation of fruits (prefabricated seeds).
This variety is widely used in landscape design. Blood-red flowers look beautifully both in single landings and in group compositions. A beautiful bright plant is often planted into containers, periodically changing his “habitat”. This variety prefers solar places, so the Red Pepper, planted in the shade, will not please their owner with abundant blossom.
No less popular among gardeners Grade with red EIS. This is a miniature shrubs, whose leaves resemble legs. Terry petals painted in bright red. However, with time, the flowers acquire a light orange tone. In addition, the color of the inflorescence of this variety depends on the air temperature. With the arrival of colds, inflorescences become dark red. Flowering period from June to October. In excessively arid areas, “EIS” does not bloom, since he prefers moistened air. In addition, this bush support is characterized by high frost resistance.
Another grade with bloody-red inflorescences is called Gibson Scarlet (Gibson Scarlet). This perennial has branchy stems and glossy glitter bugboats. Blooms a variety from June to October. Herbal Phackle “Gibson Scarlet” prefers open light areas and unpretentious in care. The plant looks great in group landings, and also harmonizes with other garden flowers.
Continuing the conversation about the Red Phalch, do not forget About the beautiful variety with an interesting name “Joker”. Shrub Pepper is characterized by very gentle shoots, and 1 meter reaches a height. The plant is famous for a lush ball-shaped crown, which is covered with red-orange flowers. The sultry summer shade of inflorescence becomes lighter. “Joker” prefers air-permeable, fertile soils. It is from the quality of the soil will depend on the flowering intensity of this plant. The variety is known for its drought resistance.
Rules for landing and growing
Spring red peasant in the spring, when the snow “saved”, and the soil managed to warm up. Also, the plant is subjected to a transplant in the first half of autumn, before the onset of frosts.
The plot should be light, but the light half is still allowed.
The fact is that Under the action of straight rays of the Sun, the bright red shade will lose its saturation and will become dim.
The process of planting the laptop is simple.
- Dig up the landing well with a depth of 50-60 cm. With a group disembarkation, the distance between the seedlings should be within 30-40 cm.
- On the bottom of the pits lay the drainage layer. Suitable brick or petty pebbles.
- Mix the soil with sand and mineral type by fertilizer, filling with this mixture.
- Land seedling and sprinkle the earth. The root part should be on the same level with the surface of the soil.
- The plant is abundantly watering and do not forget about mulching. Dry foliage, sawdust or straw suitable for these purposes.
Red Phackle breeds with stalling, dividing bush or with seeds.
Despite unpretentiousness, Kuril tea needs a weeding actions, regular watering, feeding and removing weeds.
Hot summer soil moisturizes 2-3 times a week. Water should be room temperature.
In order to save the soil moistened, the process of mulching with pine bark or compost is produced.
Besides, Red Phackle loves to “take a shower” by summer evenings. Dry air for this plant is undesirable.
As for the feeding, the phosphoric and potash fertilizers are suitable for the Red Pepper, which are preferably in the spring period. Curl tea trimming in late autumn (October-November). This procedure allows you to give a perennial a beautiful aesthetic look, and also stimulates abundant blossom.
The most tender varieties, such as “Joker”, need shelter in winter. For these purposes, special bags made from the “breathable” material will be perfect.
Diseases and pests are striking red pallets quite rarely. However, such a notch, as “rust”, is still inherent. This disease is manifested in the form of dark spots on the foliage of the plant, which over time dries and falls. In this case, the laptop is treated with a special emulsion.
Even more important information about different varieties of the Red Pharmaceutical Look in the video.