Yellow candles gardens - Ligularia przewalskii

The gardens flower growers Russia is very common undemanding perennial herb - Ligularia przewalskii.It is a flower that does not require special care (from the category of "planted and forgotten").It reaches a height of one and a half to two meters, and often serves as a cover, a cover from the cold drafts for other, more whimsical and stunted plants growing in flower beds.In addition, it is often used for decoration of the unsightly parts of the garden.Ligularia przewalskii, native to China and Mongolia, named after the Russian naturalist, traveler Nikolai Przewalski.This is a perennial plant of the family Asteraceae, or Compositae.In Russia, used another name of this plant - ligulariya, which translated from Latin means "tongue" (in the form of petals inflorescence).


Leaves Ligularia ostropalchatye, very beautiful.They reach 50 cm in diameter, but are quite elegant.The plant grows quickly, of rounded leaves in a short time, the present thicket from which protrude long, reddish-brow

n stalks.They placed yellow blossoms, shaped like candles, and reaching up to 70 cm in height.Blooming Ligularia, photos of which you see above, it begins very early - in late June and keeps buds for a month.Flowering time depends on the weather, which is established in the summer.Given that Ligularia przewalskii - a shade-loving plant that loves moisture in damp cool summer this flower will delight you with its bright, sun flowers more than two months, until the September.Due to the lower flowers begin right from the leaves and flowering is very abundant, this plant could compete even more vivid and eye-catching whimsical colors.In other words, if you have no time for courtship flower bed, but you want to keep it priglyadny appearance, your way - Ligularia przewalskii.

Planting and care

this plant is propagated by dividing the bush and sowing seeds that ripen well over the summer.The division produces a bush in early spring, and it does not affect the development of the plant, however, is the fate that the first year of the selected plants with a weak root system is to be different rare leaves and a lopsided.Seeds are planted in late autumn Ligularia "under the snow" next to the parent bush, as the leaves are the perfect cover material - underneath perfectly survives the young shoots.By the way, this property is often used for rooting plant some other garden plants and flowers, such as the phlox.It's worth noting that the flowers propagated from seeds will bloom only 3-4 years after sowing.Ligularia przewalskii rarely affected by pests, but in the spring sometimes leaves are eaten by slugs.Even rarer plant affects mildew.Fighting pests standard methods.