To decorate the suburban area, gardeners are trying to pick up plants that not only have an attractive appearance, but are also unpretentious in further cultivation and care. Derain white Siberica is a fast-growing, herbaceous plant with decorative shoots.
Perennial Derain white Siberica belongs to the Kizilov family and is regularly used in landscape design.
Description of Deren Sibirica
After reading the characteristics and descriptions of Derain of White Siberia, no gardener remains indifferent. Luxurious, brightly colored ornamental bushes look great at any time of the year.
The leaves of the plant are wide enough, slightly sharpened at the ends. The color of Siberian turf is rich green; closer to autumn, the bushes acquire a raspberry hue.
Derain flowers of white Siberia are small, cream-colored, gather in lush buds. The flowering period of the plant is May-June, in autumn - September-October.
The berries are small, rounded. The color of the fruit is white; in the fall, the berries acquire a slightly blue tint.
The root of a perennial is flat, filiform. The plant propagates well by cuttings and by dividing the bush.
A perennial is able to grow on almost any soil.
Advice! Siberian Derain grows very well in moist soils.
Derain Siberica Variegata
Derain white Siberia has more than 50 species. Most perennial varieties are used for decoration in landscape design. One of the most popular varieties is the white turf Sibirica Variegata. This variety is also a fast-growing variety, it can grow up to 3 m in height.
Derain of Siberica Variegata has a wide spreading crown, the diameter of which is more than 1.5 m. This variety differs significantly from other perennial species: the color of the bark of the Siberian Derain Variegata is brighter, often bushes of a bright red hue.
Attention! The younger the perennial bush, the brighter the color the plant will have.
Bushes over 10 years old can take on a grayish tint. The leaves of the plant are ovoid, slightly folded. The flowering period is May-June.
Often the plant can bloom again in September. Providing proper care for the perennial, the bushes will grow in one place for more than 20 years.
It is worth noting that from the description of Siberian turf, Variegata is resistant to low temperatures, tolerates a lack of moisture and lack of sunlight well.
Attention! The plant can grow in any conditions. Often, the culture is planted for landscaping parks and streets.
Perennials are planted both alone and in group plantings. Such bushes look attractive in winter, they have a bright, rich color.
In the photo you can see how the Siberian white turf looks on the site.
Derain white Pearl of Siberia
Derain white Pearl of Siberia also belongs to fast-growing perennials. The plant has dark green leaves and burgundy stems. During the flowering period, the bushes are covered with white small flowers that gather in small buds.
The period of active flowering is spring and autumn. Derain white Siberian Pearls tolerates a sharp change in temperature, needs minimal maintenance.
Derain Sibirica in landscape design
Derain white cornus alba Sibirica is regularly used for decoration in landscape design. The plant acquires the brightest colors in autumn and winter. The deep red shades of the stems leave no one indifferent. The plant is planted in any area. Preference is given to landing in parks, gardens and summer cottages.
White turf looks beautiful in a group planting near water bodies. For a single planting, plants are used for landscaping and landscaping.
However, most often the white turf of Siberica Variegata is used in landscape design as background bushes and protective fences near highways. The plant is able to tolerate city conditions well and is not afraid of exhaust gases.
Siberian derain white can be planted on any site, because the fiery-red branches on the most cloudy days become an adornment of any garden or site.
Planting and caring for lawn in Siberia
Before you start planting a plant, you need to choose the right place, prepare the soil. A perennial grows well in places that are regularly illuminated by sunlight. A small shade for the turf of white Siberia in the form of tall plants will be an additional plus - this makes the bushes look more decorative.
Planting and caring for Siberica Variegata white turf are carried out as standard, with strict adherence to all rules.
White turf of Siberia is planted in early spring, rarely in autumn. To do this, it is necessary to prepare cuttings from the summer. The shoots are taken from an adult bush and planted in moist soil.
As soon as the cuttings take root, you can start leaving. Regular watering and feeding are basic rules for good growth of a perennial.
Attention! For the winter, young shoots are covered. In the spring, the seedlings are planted in a new place.
To properly land, you must follow these rules:
- Feed the soil before planting seedlings.
- Dig a deep hole the size of a bush root.
- Place the seedling so that the neck of the root system is at the level of the soil.
- Fill up the planting hole.
After 2 weeks after planting, it will be possible to start the main watering and feeding.
Watering and feeding
The bushes need to be watered regularly. In dry weather, watering is carried out once a week, in rainy times, irrigation is stopped. For proper growth after wetting, it is important to mulch the soil with straw. This will keep the root system moist longer.
Important! Do not forget about loosening the soil after each irrigation of the bush.
It is also worth noting that perennials need to be watered regularly. The appearance of the bush depends on the quantity and quality of watering. It will be most correct to moisturize the bushes at the root. Add 5-7 liters of water under each.
Perennial needs regular feeding. Fertilizers are often applied in the spring. For this, mineral and complex dressings are used. In the summer, humus or compost is added under the bushes.
In order for the bushes of the deren of white Siberia to have a decorative look, it is necessary to trim the shoots. Old and 3-year-old branches are subject to pruning. The procedure is carried out before flowering - in spring or late autumn.
It is also worth noting that if there are weak, low-leafed shoots on the bushes, they must be removed.
Preparing for winter
The Siberian turf does not need special preparatory measures. Only young plants need to be sheltered for the winter.
It is worth noting that in the autumn it is important to prune the plants and add mineral fertilizing. Closer to frost, if possible, you can cover the root of the perennial with fallen leaves.
You can propagate the bushes of the deren of white Siberia in 3 ways:
- By dividing the bush.
Many summer residents propagate the white turf of Siberia by the method of cuttings. Often this procedure is combined with spring pruning of plants. For correct execution, you must adhere to the following algorithm of actions:
- Cut off the top of an adult plant, place the shoot in moist soil.
- If the weather is windy, you need to install supports.
- After 14 days, the shoot will take root and take root.
Bush dividing method
This procedure is very simple:
- It is necessary to separate the young shoots from the mother bush with the root.
- Dig a shallow hole, plant.
This event should be held in the spring or autumn.
Often, Siberian turf is unpretentious, so the shoots will quickly and well take root.
Seed material is harvested from a perennial in the fall and stored until spring in a warm room.
Attention! Plant seeds can be stored for more than 2 years.
Spring planting of perennial seeds is carried out according to the following recommendations:
- Prepare the soil with an admixture of peat, moss, sand and sawdust.
- Disinfect the soil by placing it in the cold.
- Before planting, mix the seeds with the prepared soil in a 1: 3 ratio.
- Plant the seed in a permanent place in spring or autumn, deepening them by 5 cm.
Attention! This method of reproduction is less popular, since the shoots of the white Siberian turf after planting the seeds gives after 2 years.
All dogwoods are subject to this reproduction method. Due to their unpretentious care, perennial plants take root well and require a minimum of care.
The main rule in the successful cultivation of a perennial is regular feeding and proper watering.
Diseases and pests
Derain white Siberica is resistant to diseases and insects. However, the bush still needs preventive measures. Untreated plants can infect aphids and scale insects. It should be noted that with the regular introduction of mineral root and foliar dressings, the risk of damage by these pests is reduced to zero.
Advice! In case of damage to the plant by insects, summer residents recommend treating the plants with Karbofos.
From home remedies, you can apply an onion composition, a decoction of potato tops or an herbal infusion of yarrow.
In case of damage to the plant with powdery mildew, it is necessary to process it with colloidal sulfur or soda composition with the addition of laundry soap. Bordeaux liquid will help get rid of stains on the leaves. In the fight against gray rot, the bushes are treated with Vectra.
Derain white Siberica is an excellent solution for planting on any site. The perennial is unpretentious, blooms all year round. Needs several rules for care: watering, feeding, pruning. Drought resistance and frost resistance make it possible to plant perennials in any region. Derain white Siberica is not afraid of a sharp change in weather conditions, it looks beautiful both in winter and in summer.