Rod Erigeron, the tour, the gardens known for decades. It includes more than 250 annual and perennial species, domestic mainly in North America.
In a culture are the most common hybrid varieties derived from E. beautiful. Today we are most commonly found under the umbrella designation Erigeron-hybrids. Richly plants bloom in June and July rather large flowers in clusters chocholíkovitých on erect stems. Plant heights range from 50 do 80 cm, varieties differ mainly in color of flowers. Normally we see blue-violet varieties ('Adria', 'Dunkelste Aller', 'Strahlenmeer', nejtmavší 'Dominator'), very popular are pink ('Rosa Triumph', 'Rosa Juwel') and crimson ('Karminstrahl', 'Rotes Meer'), rarer varieties are white ('Schneewittchen', 'Sommernesuchnee'). An important distinguishing feature is also fullness garb and tongue-shaped flowers. K plnějším s několika řadami jazykovitých kvítků patří například 'Adria', 'Karminstrahl', 'Rosa Triumph' and more. Z jednoduchých můžeme jmenovat 'Sommerneuschnee' nebo 'Strahlenmeer' with typical very thin tongue-florets.
Other species are now in the gardens also meet with less, only 15-40 cm high gray Turay, E. glaucus, šedozenými with leaves and relatively large flowers, that very well tolerates drought. In addition to the pure species with pale purple flowers have recently been several very nice cultivars, například bílá 'Alba' nebo růžový 'Elstead Pink'.
Turany generally belongs to the undemanding garden plants. The best they thrive on full sun station well-stocked with nutrients, during the growing season have a higher moisture requirements, therefore suitable regular watering. Sometimes it may appear powdery mildew. For varieties of English origin ('Sincerity', 'Gaiety', 'Dignity' etc.) occurs in our country often enough to lodging stems and clusters sheeting, therefore require support or at least abut compactly growing perennials in the neighborhood (e.g. greater variety And. dumosus). If the plants are trimmed after flowering, they can fall back on remontovat – some varieties remontují willingly, other less.
Reproduction is easy, for varieties with few exceptions, using vegetative propagation. Gardener sufficient dividing clumps in early spring, horticultural practice is common separation and cuttings. Thanks to the onslaught of spring work is in addition to frequent spring division and division after flowering, usually during August to early September. Tufts are trimmed, and allowed to envelop Excluded were cut into sections 3 when 4 Ears. Nahrnkované young plants to overwinter in areas bezmrazých. In the spring after flowering and during the late summer (right at the beginning of regrowth after the re-cut) You can also Turany Řízková. Used cuttings with a length to 5 cm, seřezávají is close to the base, above may be hollow. From this part wrong spices.
Turany belong to well-known and very popular záhonovým trvalkám. Nicely superior especially in larger groups, For example, in combination with Coreopsis, Delphinium, lychnis chalcedonica, or hardy grasses.
Excellent are also useful in the cut. Stems seřezávají in time, for an average suit inflorescence fully blossomed and several open side is at least half. Cut flowers will last at the right stage in a vase 10 when 14 days. Z odrůd se k řezu velice dobře hodí 'Dunkelste Aller', 'Rosa Triumph', 'Strahlenmeer', 'Adria' and more.
The article was published on the website of the Association Czech perenářů courtesy magazine Zahrádkář.