Many years of forget-me-- Siberian Bruner

Bruner Siberian - a perennial spring plant family Boraginaceae, prefers moist forest clearings and conifer forests.It received its name in honor of Samuel Brunner, a Swiss traveler and botanist early 19th century, the discoverer of the flower.Unlike its cousin - large-Bruner, growing only in the Caucasus, and the Germans dubbed "Caucasus me-nots," Bruner found in Siberian Krasnoyarsk region (Western and Eastern Sayan), Tomsk region (Altai) and Northeast Tuva.This undemanding plant has become a favorite of gardeners as easily and securely gets in damp shady areas and does not require special care.Due to large-scale deforestation and digging up plants for ornamental breeding Siberian Bruner - endangered species listed in the Red Book of Russia.


Bruner - herbaceous plant with long and thick (1 cm), almost horizontal rhizome.Beautiful large dark green wrinkled leaves heart-shaped on long stalks form is not just a separate bush, but a whole thicket from which rise solitary flower stalks in length from 60 to 80 centimeters.Flowers Bruner dark blue with a white eye, very similar to the me-nots.Small, up to half a centimeter in diameter, are collected in hard-paniculate inflorescence.Their flowering lasts for a month, from May to mid-June.Once a plant bud, it appears the fruit in the form of nuts.

Growing gardens

This flower is a wonderful decoration of the garden.Bruner Siberian - lasting winter-hardy plant that can live together on the north side of the house, where there is usually little sun, and the earth is moistened with a flowing roof rainwater.In hot and dry weather is needed abundant watering.Despite the fact that this plant shade-loving, if he will not get preprandial the sun, it will be extended and will lose their appeal, decorative.If it is planted on the sunny side, it is necessary to provide constantly wet soil and air, which is possible only on the shore of a small pond.Bruner Siberian dries quickly after flowering;its leaves, in contrast to the leaves Bruner Caucasian, covered with brown spots and lose their attractiveness, so when growing plants in the gardens in early July, they are best cut.In the middle of summer, beginning of a new growth of leaves, which will hold up to the frost.In addition to watering and trimming, the plant does not require special care, more - over-fertilized soil can break his season.Because the root system of the flower is very powerful, twisted, there is no growth of weeds, so it does not require weeding.Bruner Siberian Propagated by sowing seeds or by dividing the bush by cutting the rhizome, which is best done in the fall, when the plant is "resting."In no case is not recommended to transplant the flower in spring.In each branch bush should be a living kidney regeneration.