His name''> hydrangea (Hydrangea) won for the form of seed pods, resembling a container of water (Greek hydro – water, angeon – vessel), and for the love of wet habitats. For the first time it was brought to Europe from Japan in 1820. Uncommonly large inflorescences Hydrangeas furor in gardening building. The plants were successfully grown in pots. Work began on the selection of hydrangeas at the end of the XIX century and led to the creation of modern, more resistant to climatic conditions, varieties with buds of various colors. Tell you about the most promising species and varieties that will decorate our garden.
Its unique hydrangea is its ability to reproduce by layering. In the spring shoot bends and placed in a groove dug a depth of 8 – 10 cm offshoot prishpilivayut and sprinkle soil on the 1 – 1.5 cm Ruling elite prikopat escape gently turn down up (at an angle of 45 ). Ground at all times maintain moist and loose. During the season the ground to pour another 2 – 3 times. The following spring the young plants rooted shears separated from the mother bush and transplanted with a clod of earth. Tree hydrangea and its varieties are perfectly combined in group plantings of roses, clematis, species of iris.
In a large landscape compositions, it is used in the design of groups of trees and bushes to create a forest edges. Sargent hydrangea (H. sargentiana) This bush, reaching an average height of 80-100 cm band, add an exotic look corymbose inflorescences to 23 cm in diameter, collected from the bright bluish or violet-mauve central flowers white with a little edge.