CULTIVATION OF MANTED KOREPOSIS - LANDING AND CARE OF FLOWER
Coreopsis whorled - a hardy, unpretentious, continuously blooming in the first summer until the October cold, butterflies favorite. And he is more than appropriate in natural flower beds! Unlike its counterpart - Coreopsis, the large-flowered name, which is widely known - Coreopsis whorled is less known. But it is worth getting to know this perennial closer ...
© Author: Lyudmila Svetlitskaya, an experienced florist. Photo author
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Coreopsis whorled looks great in flower beds of natural style
Not every gardener has the ability to create large mixborders of impressive size. And when the flower garden is relatively small, then its inhabitants should not be particularly large. In such a situation, when selecting successful partners for low flower verticals (sage, catnip, veronica), one may encounter the fact that the range of short chamomile perennials will be small.
But the variety of garden plants is constantly growing. And along with the usual rather high coreopsis lanceolate and grandiflora in recent years in the gardens begin to appear numerous hybrids to. Whorled. These plants are distinguished by unusually thin, feathery foliage, adorning low, spherical bushes, entirely covered with small, sunny 3 flowers - 3,5 cm in diameter.
KOREOPSIS BUTTERN 'BUTTERMILK' IS LONG-TERM AND NEEDS FREQUENTLY TRANSFERABLE, BUT WHEN ITS FAST-GROWTH CURTAIN DESIRES CAN BE SHARED ALREADY THROUGH THE YEAR 2-3
CREAMY YELLOW HYBRID
The most common currently received hybrid 'Buttermilk', derived relatively recently, in 2015 year. This name cultivar is no accident: the petals of its flower baskets have a delicious creamy yellow hue. And this is one of the brightest representatives of the line of hybrids to. Whorled. Thanks to the restrained, pastel gamut, color scheme, 'Buttermilk' will decorate any mixborder.
But the special harmony will reign in the flower garden, if its neighbors are plants with purple, burgundy and wine-red flowers or leaves.
As blooming, the petals of this coreopsis change color from pale yellow to yellowish white. Faded baskets look neat and do not catch the eye against the backdrop of a mass of blooming suns. Duration of flowering 'Buttermilk' is really impressive - from mid-June to October. At the same time, both flowers and the whole plant are distinguished by their resistance to wind and rain.
PREFERENCES KOREOPSIS MUTOVCHO
Originators characterized Buttermilk as a “particularly stable hybrid.” Nevertheless, in order for the plant to fully reveal its full potential, an open sunny place is selected for it in the flower garden.
A short drought Coreopsis is not terrible, but overmoistening can cause fungal diseases. Stagnant water during the cold season is especially dangerous - and can lead to decay. The soil of this plant prefers the poor and light, does not need special care.
Many bright hybrids of the corpus whorbidae are little winter-hardy and unsuitable for central Russia, while Buttermilk is classified as an 5 zone, which means it sleeps well in our strip without shelter (if there is good snow cover).
KOREOPSIS MUTOVCHYY FOR FLOWERS IN NATURAL STYLE
Due to the characteristic habit, dense branchy bushes of Coroopsis whorled - an excellent placeholder for any flower beds. They seem to be created for mixborders of natural style. In order to achieve the greatest expressiveness, coreopsis is planted with large clumps, which will become spectacular sunspots in the middle of a flower garden.
And if, next to the coring of Buttermilk, there are slender verticals of sage oakwood, Veronica spikelet, Chistitsa, or catnip, an amazing contrast is formed in the shape and harmony of the colors of the blue-violet and yellow-cream gamma. No less expressive neighbor sedum will appear, whose purple leaves will make the perfect backdrop for the tiny suns.
PORTRAIT OF VARIETIES KOREOPSIS MOTOVCHYY
The color of coriopsis whorled is wide enough: if hybrids are 'hybrids'Buttermilk ' и 'Moonbeam' petals of a creamy shade, then 'Zagreb' they are bright yellow. 'Ladybird' has expressive red-orange daisies with small bright spots. Hybrids'Ruby Frost ' with a bright pink star on a background of white petals and'Bengal Tiger' with a burgundy eye in the center of orange baskets, they are distinguished by two-tone colors.