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Veronica prostrata 'Blauspiegel'


Veronica prostrata 'Blauspiegel'


Veronica prostrata 'Blauspiegel'


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Veronica prostrata 'Blauspiegel'


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2013: Aster (aster)

Everyone has somewhere its star? Many are attributed, others believe in it and some even displayed some his own. If, however, someone might come too far astrology, perhaps it enjoys gardening astro-logy, which offers him many constellations in a very detailed performance. Astray is officially called aster, However, this flower nobody bothered his long botanical Latin. Rod Aster It got its name from the clear and obvious star-like flower shape. so it, What people are looking for in a night zenith, a daytime course, success in their gardens.

Like the stars, so i asters occur in many places around the world. In the Eurasian space, and North America could be found on some 600 species. But only recently. American species has recently started and declared independence. That's a great puddle a habit. Local astřičky were alone at just 180 species, but this is still quite respectable rodinka. As garden perennials rather known American Beauties in color variations and available short or extended versions. Discovering indigenous flora in the gardens but enjoys the attention, the domestic dorostenkyně in recent years may sometimes be equal. Moreover, the majority of them started in the garden to play even for a one week earlier.

What is the aster as plant?

Perennial garden asters could offer us a flurry of multicolored flowers in different sizes and heights, and the unusually long period. Several have already blooms in May and June (Aster alpinus, And. tongolensis). In the summer, then gradually add some other European species (And. Pyrenaeus, And. sedifolius) including our home (Aster amellus, And. linosyris) and even a group called. gamekeeper (And. divaricatus, And. macrohyllus, And. ageratoides). These species are generally low or moderate and garden design your tradition still looking. Since September, however, already nakvétají their American sisters and their offer is really very wide. especially so. "Belgium girl" And. new-belgii and "Englishwoman" And. New-England gave birth to dozens of cultivars. Known also grown group dumosus Group, they are called low-variety "belgičanek". Princesses are then drobnokvěté aster A.ericoides collating and drier soils And. foetidissimum mildew resistant. Both gave birth to a number of very attractive hybrids modern cultivars. Those most enigmatic hybrids today belong to a group aptly called Universe Group. Asters are from 20 do 180cm, You can find the actual plants for each situation. Florets tend to 1 8 cm in diameter and appearance "star" is enhanced by the different widths of the wafer or their number. Colored asters belong to a rather cold spectrum. from white, pink and lilac over the blue and purple, including carmine-pink to red tones.

Where are doing Astray?

The vast majority of asters loves the sun, but only some can withstand heat stroke and přísušek. The most common cultivars usually require watering flower bed. When selecting for extreme habitats, including shadow, the selection will be modest. Besides claims, height and color of flowers, however, can concentrate on the texture of plants (And. pilosus) or even colored foliage (And. lateriflorus). Most species can be easily separated and well and she. On a bed should be placed asters knowing their size and combined with a second similar height category. You can avoid this route and need support, which is in solitary clusters of otherwise necessary. Most záhonových aster extend their flowering period and solidifies bunch zaštipovací using a technique called "Chelsea chop". Tufts Aster tune in rebates to most classical Peren. Do color combinations complement the great remonty třapatkovek, zápleváků, phlox and others the dying summer Peren. Well done to meet the high sedum, goldenrod, rozrazilovci, Himalayan knotweed and rhythm of high grasses. last asters (And. foetidissimum) transmit the baton garden listopadkám.

Iroquois tribe used "Englishwomen" as the herb of love or for recovery of consciousness. The truth is, Who knows that the beauty of their colored tufts, He'll love it. Perhaps thanks to them, we realize the beauty around. Astra in full bloom really is a remarkable star garden.

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