Decorative plants are an integral part of each subsidence, city parks and alleys. They make our lives bright and colorful. The long work of breeders led to the appearance of a huge number of different colors, which differ in the shape, size, flowering period and the way. For independent creation of green compositions, landscape architecture specialists recommend using perennial unpretentious varieties, which will not cause difficulties. It is in this category that the spirire of “Crisp”. This plant has a spectacular appearance and bright color of inflorescence, which will help to decorate any green composition.
Spiriya Japanese “Crispa” (crispa) is a low shrub that has a tight crown in the form of a ball and is a decorative view of the Japanese spire. This variety refers to many years of leafy plants and belongs to the family of pink color. Homeland Flower is the territory of China, Korea and Japan. Description of this plant can be found in all collectors on botany.
The height of the adult plant reaches 70 cm, and the diameter of the crown is 80 cm. The branches of this plant are straight, freely branched, elastic, with a large number of residences. Sheet plate has an oval shape with wavy edges. A distinctive feature of the leaves – a change in the color depending on the time of year.
Early spring leaves have a reddish tint, in the summer period they are painted in a dark green color, but in the fall of the bushes are covered with aluminum and orange leaves with a bronze raid.
Flowers that are painted in a gentle pink shade are collected in simple inflorescences and appear only on the escape of the second year of life. Maximum inflorescences diameter is 6 cm. Blossom starts in the middle of summer and continues for 2 months.
- spectacular appearance;
- long flowering period;
- Easy care.
How to plant?
Competent selection of plants for the plant and landing taking into account all the requirements – a guarantee of obtaining a beautiful and healthy plant. Despite the unpretentiousness of this flower, experienced daches recommend paying special attention to landing. The most favorable time for this event is the beginning of spring or mid-autumn, but if the purchased planting material has a closed root system, it is possible to plant it during the whole period of vegetation.
The most comfortable plant feels like well-lit plots that are protected from strong cold air flows. Experts allow landing in areas with a small shading, but permanent finding in the shade can negatively affect the brightness of the inflorescences and the thickness of the crown. An unpretentious flower feels well on all types of soil, but still better if the acidity of the soil is approximate to neutral. The plant feels bad on wetlands, which have a close arrangement of groundwater to the surface.
Before starting landing seedlings, you need to choose them correctly. Experienced gardeners are recommended to acquire landing material in specialized nurseries that sell only quality goods. Most seedlings are sold in small containers. Some manufacturers implement flowers whose root system is covered with a thick layer of clay, which does not allow her to dispel. Experts recommend to abandon the acquisition of plants with open roots, which in the process of transportation can come into disrepair and dry.
Signs of healthy roots – the presence of long roots without mechanical damage and signs of diseases.
Before landing, the selected area must be carefully overcooked and clean it from extraneous garbage. Landing pits should be necessarily a little more root seedlings. To prevent the horses to prevent the horses, specialists are recommended on the bottom of the landing pit put claympsit, fine pebbles or broken brick. Before removing seedlings from the container, the soil in it must be shedding with water. Removing flower from the container, you must try to save the earth. All empties in the well when landing should be filled with nutrient soil with its simultaneous seal. It is strictly forbidden to strongly plunge the root neck, the optimal location is at the ground level. After landing, all the surface greens must be cut off, and the hole is abundantly pouring clean water.
How to care for?
Due to the fact that the Spiray of “Crispa” is an unpretentious plant, care for her will not cause difficulties even from novice dacities. With favorable climatic conditions, this flower practically does not need additional watering, but in a very dry period, it is still necessary to moisten the soil. The optimal number for one bush is 10 liters. The entire roasting zone must be coated with peat or crushed wood bark.
Like all plants, Spirea needs regular feeding. In the spring period, it is advisable to enrich nitrogen, in summer, flowers need potassium and phosphorus, but in the fall you need to deposit superphosphate. Experienced summer residents are recommended to acquire a special mineral complex, which will provide a flower with all the necessary trace elements for the whole year.
Special attention should be paid to the pruning of spiria, which happens the following types:
Regular conducting sanitary trimming, in the process of which it is necessary to remove all dry shoots and inflorescences, as well as deformed branches, will help give the bustle and attractive appearance.
The first stimulating trimming is advisable to spend 3 years after planting plants.
This manipulation is aimed at increasing the thickness and density of the crown. The technology of the procedure is to reduce the length of old shoots of early spring to 25 cm. Conducting spring stimulating trimming will allow the first colors in early June. If you ignore the procedure, the plant will be able to please be blossoming in only July. Removal of faded inflorescences at the beginning of autumn provokes re-flowering bush in the middle of this season with favorable climatic conditions.
All actions of the formative trimming are aimed at making the plant with the necessary geometric form, depending on the aesthetic wishes of the owners. To maintain the created image, it is necessary to carry out the removal of shoots throughout the season.
For rejuvenation of old bushes, experts are recommended to conduct a rejuvenating trimming, which is in full autumn removal of all processes to the root cervical level. In the spring of the remaining kidneys, new shoots and a bush will appear, having a fasten root system, completely rejuvenated.
Despite high resistance to low temperatures and atmospheric oscillations, Experts recommend at the end of the autumn to hold a number of the following events:
- mulching of the root zone;
- Creating a shelter from a noodle or nonwoven material near the plant;
- Shelter by snow bushes.
Methods of breeding
For new plants specialists Recommended to use the following methods of breeding:
- division bush;
- With the help of taps.
The seed method is less popular and in most cases used by professional breeders and employees of nursery. If still a desire to get young plants from seeds, then first it is necessary to collect them to collect no earlier than 2 months after flowering. The assembled landing material must necessarily be under the action of low temperatures. Prepared Seeds In early spring, it is necessary to land on a plot with a nutritional soil, to richly shed water and hide the film.
After the appearance of shoots, observer material should be removed, and after the appearance of several real leaves, conduct a dive.
Shining – a simple method that makes it possible to preserve all the varietal features of the plant. The technology of holding is in the autumn cutting cutter. Each process must have at least 5 leaves, the bottom of which must be deleted and leave only 2 upper. Prepared petioles before landing should be lowered at least 30 minutes to the solution accelerating the process of forming the root system. Only after the preparatory work can be started to plant the stuffs in containers with wet sand, which subsequently should be covered with a polyethylene film. The optimal landing angle is 45 degrees. Only after the appearance of new leaves can be transplanting the processes to a permanent place of growth.
The division of the bush is the easiest and most popular method of reproduction, which provides for the complete extraction of the maternal plant and the separation of its root system to the required number of processes. To prevent the deformation of the root system during the extraction of the flower from the Earth, experts are recommended for several hours to the procedure abundantly pour the plant. To separate the root system, you need to use a sharp garden inventory. Mandatory condition – the presence of strong escapes on each separated part, as well as stripped and urine roots. All the landing material obtained should be immediately planted for a permanent place of growth.
The method of reproduction with the help of taps is less popular, but absolutely not difficult. To carry it out, it is necessary to press the lower proof to the surface of the earth and sprinkle them with a wet soil, which throughout the season it is necessary to moisturize. When creating favorable conditions, the taps will quickly be launched and begin to form young leaves, but you should not hurry to replant them. The separation of young plants should be left until next spring.
Diseases and pests
Healthy Kryspa Spiray Busts have a high level of resistance to various diseases and very rarely suffer from parasite actions, but green plantings that are deprived by the attention of owners, Very often suffer from fungal diseases. This feature is caused by the conclusion of the crown, the presence of a large number of dry escapes, as well as high humidity inside the bush caused by poor air circulation.
When the first signs of illness appear, specialists are recommended to conduct a thorough sanitary pruning of plants and must be treated with its special chemicals.
The following pests can spoil the appearance of the flower:
- Cobed tick.
Prevent the appearance of pest data will help regular inspections. In the detection of single insects, professional gardeners are recommended to simply hold a manual collection of pests and damaged foliage, but to destroy a large number of insects it is almost impossible to do without special chemicals.
Usage in landscape design
Spirae “Crispa” – a beautiful plant that is widely used by landscape designers. Thanks to a ball-shaped form and a long period of flowering, this culture can be both an independent plant and part of the green composition.
This plant looks very effectively as a bright accent on the background of a juicy green greenery or as a central blooming element on a flowerbed. Due to its unpretentiousness, this variety can be planted into large containers and depending on the mood change their location.
In many projects, the flower acts as a border plant, which can be found near the garden tracks. Often, “Crispi” is used as a decorative plant, which allows you to zonify the space and create living hedges.
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