Dense creeping carpets and voluminous flower beds fromBright colors are a source of pride for every florist. One of the universal colors, often used for this purpose, is the phyllaceous subulate. Planting and caring for it does not make much effort - the plant is unpretentious and well coexists under different conditions. Thanks to this, this plant is now widely distributed among professional florists and amateurs.
Phlox subulate saw each of us at least oncein life. This flower is very often used to create bright creeping carpets on the banks of streams, ponds and other well-maintained reservoirs. It is planted most often by arrays, but one can find phlox brokers and single arrays. Sprawling flowers with pointed leaves perfectly match with emerald lawns, and the plant's own greenery remains even under the snow cover.
Phlox awloid finds wide application in landscape design
Phlox grows thick bushes with a height of about 15cm, and blooms from the second decade of May to mid-June and in August. Florists note that the flowering is so abundant that the cap of bright stars of purple, pink, white and lilac color completely covers the green foliage.
Phlox is subulate, whose photo is in flowering periodbecome the goal of many photographers and artists, finds wide application in landscape design. With his participation, very simple geometric terraces are created, as well as truly masterpiece compositions exhibited during floristic exhibitions and festivals.
Planting and care
Despite the fact that it is considered to be non-capricious andprizhivchivom plant, planting of the phyllops subulate advise to conduct on dry and loose soils with a neutral value of acidity. Experienced growers note that too fertile land in its own way is harmful - the volume of greenery increases, and flowering is reduced. Therefore, by the way, it is not desirable to overfeed it with fertilizers.
In soils with high acidity before planting it is better to make dolomite flour or lime and mix well. In clay soils, it is desirable to add sand to ensure the supply of oxygen.
The root system of the plant does not overgrowat 15 cm in depth. When preparing the land, pay special attention to the elimination of perennial weeds, since then they will be very difficult to clean without damaging the phlox.
The main need for the plant is regular weeding, less often fertilizing and watering. For nutrition the best solution is a mineral solution made from wood ash:
Mix 350 g of ash with 2 liters of water;
boil for 10 minutes and cool mixture;
strain and pour into 10 liters of clean water.
Phlox subulate requires simple but careful care
This remedy is also useful in that it has a sterilizing effect and prevents the reproduction of parasites.
To strengthen the phyla of the subulate after wintering in theIt is necessary to add a weak solution of humus to the soil. The recommended time for renewing the flower is 5 years. During this time, it weakens, becomes sluggish and vulnerable to pests and infections.
Phlox subulate requires a simple, butcareful care, which the florist can handle with any experience. And its bright creeping flowering will be an ornament of any garden, alley or country plot.