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Gardening Flowers figwort family


2015-06-05 00:00:00

figwort family

Propagated by seeds and vegetatively. Seeds are sown in late May in the open soil ridges. After 7-10 days shoots appear. Seedlings are thinned or dive at a distance of 10x10 cm transplant carries easily in any condition, even flourishing. Vegetatively propagated by cuttings and division of the bush to save valuable varieties, since the splitting of the seed and plants are diverse and full-color.

undemanding to growing conditions, soil any suitable, light-requiring, but reconciled and shaded. Requires regular watering, lack of moisture in the flowers lose their doubleness and become small.

Use for spring design flower beds, landscaping balconies, terraces, vases, cutting as pot plant.

digitalis, foxglove Digitalis L.. figwort family Scrophulariaceae Juss .. The genus contains 18 species. Motherland -Central and Western Europe. Most common in floriculture ladyfingers D. purpurea L..

Stems slender, rigid, linear, up to 150 cm Lower leaves ovate-rounded, underside tomentose, velvety top. Flowers are large, 3-4 cm long, white, pink, yellow, cream, carmine, purple with a dark smear and short hairs inside the bell. Fruit -capsule. Seeds are small. Flowers and leaves are poisonous foxglove, contain a glycoside. The plant is frost-and drought-resistant, better growing and developing full sun, but tolerates partial shade.





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