Clematis for the Urals. Varieties. Peculiarities of growing
Clematis are perennial tree-like lianas. There are varieties that decorate with their flowering homesteads, located not only in areas with a warm climate. For example, clematis for Ural recommended the following varieties:
- Jacquemann's group includes climbing plantsheight from 1 to 5 m with a variety of colors (violet, blue, purple) in large sizes. Trim the shoots completely or leave 20-30 cm after the first freezing;
- Integrifolia group. Grow bush to 2 m tall. They have flowers that look like bells of white, lilac or blue color. Because buds appear on the shoots of the current year, pruning produces a low after the onset of colds;
- a group of Winsell, it includes Clematis for the Urals up to 3 m high. There are pink and lilac-red. Abundant flowering on the shoots of the current year allows you to cut them completely.
Being perennial lianas, clematis for the Uralsgrow in one place for a long time. Planting plants in fertile soil, fertilized with humus, on a sunny place you can achieve a long and abundant flowering. Species clematis prefer an alkaline medium, but neutral is also suitable for most varieties.
To learn how to plant Clematis in the Urals, you canseller of seedlings, and it is better to use the generally accepted and proven method. Deeply dig the soil to a depth equal to two bayonets of the shovel; make a pit 60 cm deep, to the bottom of which pour a drainage of broken bricks or rubble; fill with a loose mixture consisting of garden soil mixed with sand and humus. You can use compost instead. It is necessary to add fertilizer and a small amount of ash and pour two buckets of water.
Before planting, you need to inspect the roots of thethe subject of pests and diseases. Dry or decayed is removed, the rest is treated with a drug that promotes their rapid growth (growth stimulant). The plant is placed on a formed mound, slightly deepening and straightening the lower part. Pour out the remaining earth mixture, rammer and once again well watered.
Being curly lianas, clematis for the Uralsrequire reliable support, which is better to establish in advance, so as not to damage the root system of the seedling. Some designers use clematis as soil cover plants or plant them on retaining walls, from which they hang beautifully. During the entire growing season, the flower should be fed with mineral fertilizer.
Propagate clematis with greencuttings. In June, cut from the bush shoots this year, cut into pieces, so that each contained two internodes. The lower end is lowered into the growth stimulant and the clematis cuttings are planted in planting pots with loose earth, watered and covered with a jar. In a year they are put on a permanent place.
At the end of autumn, the lianas are removed from the supports, cut off,lay on the ground and cover with several layers of covering material. To the plant is not soaked in winter, the top is covered with a film, under which it is necessary to put mouse poison.