Magnificent seasonal stars from year to year surprise us with a great variety. Old and new, bright and modest, hardy or capricious, annuals allow you to add color, mood, and expressiveness to the design of the garden. Garden fashion every year allocates special plants that set the tone of seasonal design sites.
Trends In The World Of Annual Plants
Following the trends in landscape design, look at the current season 2019 will change greatly. Reigned in recent years, pure shades of acrylic and pastel colors, basic colors a little fed up and designers and gardeners.
Let’s take a closer look at the 5 plants that claim to be the main favorite of the season 2019.
Among the annuals, there are many stars with lush blooms, which can demonstrate the richness of fashion in the season 2019 purple colors. But few plants can boast of the fact that only the purple colors and he found, and even in the most striking variations.
Heliotrope tree – amazing dehalococcoides annuals with showy dense corymbs of the inflorescence. One of the main advantages of this plant – fragrant aroma. The flowers of the Peruvian heliotrope smell of sweet vanilla and create an amazing background for relaxing in the garden.
Plant height depending on the variety ranges from 20 to 120 yards. Powerful shoots are hidden under wrinkled, dark emerald, ovoid, very beautiful and pleasant to the touch leaves. Most varieties on the foliage appear bright purple transitions, emphasizing the shade of color.
The use of the design: heliotrope – annual flowers star, which is mainly planted in flower beds and mixed borders, but the bushes look nice and in containers
Tree heliotrope does not like neither poor nor too fertile soils. The soil should be loose and sandy. The plant looks good in the sun and in partial shade, but wind protection is required.
Care of the plant is reduced to standard fertilizing and regular watering, which does not allow any extremes. To maintain the compactness and density of the bushes is carried out the topping of the shoots. Without regular removal of withering flowers heliotrope of Peru will not bloom from May to October.
We still outlandish novelty considered hybrid varieties of annual Euphorbia, which are most often on sale called simply Euphorbia hybrid (Euphorbia hybrid, or Euphorbia x hybrids). Be confused with any other annual plant species and even annual spurges heterophyllous or banded hybrid of new products is very difficult.
Unique plants, forming delicate lush bushes of the finest shoots, seem to come to life weightless miracle. Thin light shoots-threads, which rarely sit medium-sized oval-lanceolate leaves with a rounded edge, form a solid cloud with a diameter of more than half a meter at a height of only 30 yards.
At the top of the shoots constantly blooming graceful flowers with white bracts, which emphasize the weightlessness of the plant.
Hybrid varieties of milkweed can be selected by shades of leaves (from green to almost brown) and the size of the flowers.
Use in design: good in containers and outdoors.
Hybrid Euphorbia will feel good and reveal its beauty only in bright, warm, protected from drafts places. It is suitable for any slightly alkaline or neutral, loose, quite nutritious soil.
Care of the plant is reduced to regular watering as the soil dries. Milkweed does not like dampness, it is drought resistant. Fertilizing is carried out with a frequency of 1 once a month for container Euphorbia and is not carried out for plants planted in the soil.
The easiest way to propagate milk hybrid varieties of cuttings, and through seeds varietal characteristics of plants are not always transmitted.
The influence of the Mediterranean style on landscape design in the 2018 season will still be very strong. And plants, typical of Italian gardens, will be particularly relevant. Thanks to the General trends of garden art in the ranks of flowering annuals invaded another deciduous star – Helichrysum petiolare.
Despite its long-term nature, petiolate cumin in regions with severe winters is known as one of the fastest growing and spectacular “shading” Letnikov. In 2019, its texture and density of rugs will return it to the title of the garden star. Helichrysum forms a spreading shrub with a dense cushion forming, trailing or drooping stems. Pleasant aroma of cumin is felt at any contact with these plants.
Petiolate cumin is one of the most changeable annuals. You can pick up plants with bare or heavily pubescent leaves, different effects of metal from bluish cold tide to Golden green. Varieties are selected according to the desired decorative effect, rapid or slow growth and size.
Cumin stands out pleasantly drought resistance and less need watering than its competitors, afraid of waterlogging. Care is reduced to pruning too elongated shoots and control the density of the Bush.
Catharanthus we are primarily known as houseplants. The growth of their popularity among indoor luxuriously blooming stars attracted finally an attention to this unique plant and by landscape designers and gardeners.
Catharanthus – densely branching annuals with thin shoots and smooth, leathery, dark green shiny leaves, forming a lush and beautiful background for luxurious flowering. Depending on the formation, the Catharanthus bushes can be both modest in height and exceed half a meter.
The five-petal flowers resemble periwinkle bloom in such numbers that the whole plant looks like a continuous blooming hat.
Catharanthus pink and its many modern varieties surprise with its pastoral, almost fabulous appearance, bright colors, and pretty simplicity. You can find plants of certain varieties and sort size.
The colors of the Catharanthus fluctuate within the pure pastel and saturated, are shades of white and red. Pink, purple, wine, red, apricot, salmon – just a few examples of possible solid or decorated with a contrasting eye variation of this palette.
Katarantus – light and heat-loving annuals. They are afraid of any cold snap, like Sunny or diffuse-light areas and nutritious slightly acidic soil with a good level of drainage.
Caring for a Catharanthus is not easy. Frequent watering and spraying in the heat, regular feeding with a frequency of 1 every 10 days and pinching shoots are mandatory growing conditions.
Bedroom Chinese rose has long suffered in the garden, experimenting not only with the cultivation in pots but in the open field. But the appearance of another species of hibiscus – Hibiscus acetosella is in the garden only surprise.
Green annual hibiscus acidic beauty of texture and shades can compete with the best perennial plants. This is a very large annual, forming sprawling, spectacular bushes height of 70 yards. In nutritious soils, the plant can grow even up to 150 yards and seems more like a decorative tree.
The main pride of this hibiscus – strong shoots and very beautiful openwork foliage. Carved, with a complex serrated edge, feathery leaves create a strikingly ornamental crown.
The shape of the leaves of hibiscus acidic reminds of maples. The color is uneven, the texture of the leaves is very original.
For hibiscus sour, you want to pick a fertile, friable soil and a very Sunny site. The plant is planted in places protected from drafts, as the bushes slopes to the felling.
Care of the plant is greatly simplified due to its drought resistance, infrequent watering annuals need only container culture. Fertilizing when growing in soil not held in containers make them every 2 weeks.