How to grow a veil shrub

Many gardeners would like to see on their site vaigelu - a shrub of a family of honeysuckle. The plant is considered one of the most beautifully blooming. It can become a highlight of the garden, fitting into the landscape design of any style.

When planning planting wagelas on a site, it is necessary to remember that this plant is quite difficult to grow in a temperate climate. Even more difficult to enjoy its flowering. As a true queen of the garden, the veygel is very demanding not only for climatic conditions, but for care.

In this article, read:

  • 1 Types of flowering wagels
  • 2 Rules for the care of Veygel
  • 3 Use of Veigels in Landscape Design
  • 4 Weigel. Flowering and species. Video
  • 5 The charm of the gentle bells of the Veigels

Types of flowering wagelas

Weigel is a deciduous shrub. In natural conditions, there are 15 species, but in culture it is accepted to use no more than 5 of them: Weigel early, Korean, pleasant, garden and Middendorf. In European countries, where the climate is more favorable for the growth of heat-loving plants, these species are widely used in gardening.

The most common in the culture of the Weigel is the pleasant one, which is home to the Kuril Islands, Sakhalin and the eastern part of Primorye. It is a flowering shrub up to 130 cm tall with oblong-lanceolate leaves of bright green color. Flowers are small, up to 3.5 cm in diameter, pink with a purple hue of color. They are funnel-shaped, inside the funnel are pale pink. It usually blooms from the middle of May to the beginning of July, but can please with flowering and again - in the period from the end of August to the middle of September.

Vaigala-pink bell-ring

A charming flower of a veygel-pink bell.

Veigela blossoming

Weigel is blooming. A beautiful decorative shrub blooms profusely from the beginning of June to July. The most common colors are red, purple, pink.

Weigel early often used in solitary or group plantings on lawns, and also as a hedge. Shrub grows up to 200 cm high, has an attractive spherical crown. Collected in a brush of 2-3 pcs. drooping flowers look very impressive, they are located on young lateral shoots. The color of the open flowers varies from bright pink to reddish-purple, buds have only a bright purple color. Weigel early blooms only in May-June, but the duration of flowering can reach 1 month.

Flowers veygely hybrid Eva Ratke.

The charming bright red flowers of the Vegele hybrid Eva Ratke.

Dwarf hybrid wiggly variety

Dwarf hybrid variety of vegels "Black and White".

Veigel Middendorf is most adapted to growing in gardens. It is a low (up to 100-150 cm) bush with bright green, pubescent leaves. The flowers of the gray-yellow color are abundantly covered with orange dots and spots, they are located singly or collected in brushes of 2-6 pcs. It differs not only in double flowering (in May and August), but also in its duration - more than 3 weeks. In landscape design is used to decorate lawns and disembarkation under tall trees with a delicate crown.

Maidenford's Vagel

Delicate, velvet bells of the Mendenford vagel.

The homeland of the garden garden shrubs - shrub up to 100 cm high - is Japan, where the plant is widely used for gardening. Differs abundant flowering, lasting more than 1.5 months (from mid-May to early July). Carnivorous pink flowers have a tubular-campanulate shape, collected in inflorescence of 3. The shrub has a low frost resistance and usually dies without shelter for the winter.

Under natural conditions the Korean waggon shrub can reach a height of 5 m, but in culture the plant rarely grows over 150 cm. The leaves are located only at the ends of long shoots, have a thick base and a form in the form of a wide ellipse. The bush differs in unusual flowers, as it grows, changing from a pale pink to a red-carmine color. The length of the flowers reaches 3.5 cm. In the presence of adverse conditions, flowering does not occur. With the onset of cold weather, the leaves of the plant slightly turn yellow, then become darker, but do not fall off. In the winter, this veil needs shelter.

Many Russian nurseries offer hygienic hygienists to gardeners, obtained as a result of prolonged breeding work and crossing several species of shrubs. To date, there are many varieties that differ from each other not only in size but also in the form and color of flowers and leaves.

Weigel Red Prince

Viegela purpurea 'Red Prince'.

Shrub Vaigela sort Buigela

Decorative shrub wagel: variety "Buigela".

Rules of care for Veygel

Since the bush is very afraid of frosts, it should be planted on sunny, well-warmed places, protected from drafts and winds. Well the wagel grows under the crowns of tall trees, creating a slight shading. Group plantings are more preferable for plants, since they are better protected against colds.

The bush is very picky about the soil. Weigel Middendorf can be planted in peat soil, while other species need loose and humus soils. In this case, great importance should be given to watering: it should be moderate and carried out only as the soil dries out. Excess moisture can lead to the death of the plant.

Timely top dressing allows to strengthen the formation of buds. The first feeding should be carried out in the beginning of spring, until the snow melted. It is at this time is the laying of flower buds. The second top dressing is carried out in the beginning-middle of summer (until August) to stimulate the re-flowering.

Вейгела Nana purpurea

Вейгела «Nana purpurea».

Some gardeners also carry out a third feeding at the end of September, which helps to lignate the shoots of the current year and lay the flower buds for the next growing season. Immediately after flowering, you can also trim the bush: faded shoots shorten, dry - cut out completely.

There are several ways to propagate shrubs: cuttings (lignified and green) and seeds. Getting seedlings from seeds is used extremely rarely, since the first flowering plants will have to wait at least 5 years. In addition, a wagel, grown from a seed, may not retain its varietal qualities.

Odrevrebnevshie cuttings do not take root well, so this method is used only when absolutely necessary. The best way to multiply the wiggles is by green cuttings obtained from summer shoots. They are cut in June. Each shank should be 10 to 12 cm long and have 2 true green leaves. To accelerate the process of rooting, immediately before planting the cuttings are treated with heteroauxin and planted in a loose, well drained soil under the film.

On a permanent place rooted seedlings are planted next spring, in a year they will form peduncles.

Viegela Alexandrova

Weigel Alexandrov with bright pink bells and dark red glossy leaves.

Using veygely in landscape design

In landscape design, all kinds of veygely have universal application. As a rule, this shrub is highly decorative not only flowers, but also leaves. Dense plants with the onset of cold weather can change the color of the crown. A variety of colors of flowers - from snow-white to bright purple - allows the use of plants in a group planting with other crops.

Spectacular landscape design

Fairy tale landscape design. Charm, relaxation and delight.

Very impressive looks vegel in a single landing on the lawn, where she is able to become the center of the entire composition. But, unfortunately, in the conditions of the Russian climate, it is extremely difficult to save a single plant. The bushes planted under the trees, next to other bushes or coniferous crops have great chances for successful growth.

Weigel garden and Middendorf are used in mixborders, surrounded by irises, forget-me-nots, spring bows and other flowering perennials.

Weigel. Flowering and species. Video

The charm of the gentle bells of the Veigels

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