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Dictamnus albus L.
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Dictamnus albus L. - Species native to southern Europe to northern China, perennial to 1 m, stem node, erect, leafy coriacee, compound, alternate, 9-11 lobes, ovata, parties, 7.5 cm long; iregulate flowers, white-pink, 2.5 cm long, 5 SEPA and 5 petals, 10 stamens, terminal raceme, fruit capsule with 5 lobes.

Blooming period - April to June;

Temperature - -4 °C. hold until

Water - the wet well in periods of drought.

Substrate - to ensure a flourishing soil rich have a well-drained, fertile, rich in humus, in exhibitions sunny.

Reproduction - is multiplied by seeds sown spring or fall, and by root cuttings late spring. The best method is multiplication by seeds, blooming well after 3-4 years. Germination is poor. Plantulelor transplant in the garden soil made after 1-2 years, it is not to disturb the roots too much.

Medicinal properties - the root, in Oriental medicine has been used to treat pain after childbirth. It is tonic, vermifuge and sedative. Infusion of 15-30 g of root powder per liter water or wine.

Use - sunny flower borders, in combination with Iris sibirica, Campanula lactiflora, Campanula persicifolia, Monarda Didyma.

Notes - cultivation: Dictamnus albus L. 'Albus'-white flowers;64798/Dictamnus_albus "target =" _blank "> Dictamnus albus L. 'Ruber'-red-purple flowers; Dictamnus albus L. var. Purpureus - violet-purple flowers with dark nervatiuni.

References

Andrew McIndoe, Kevin Hobbs - Prennials - Horticulture Books, 2005

Barbara W. Ellis - North America'a Favorites Growing Plants - Houghton Mifflin, 2001

Carolyn Harstad, Jean lives - Got Shade? A "Take It Easy" Approach for Today's Gardener - Indiana Univerity Press, 2003

Denise W. Adams - Restoring the American Garden s - Timber Press, 2004

Donald G. Crosby - The Poisoned Weed - OUP USA, 2004

George A. Burdock - Encyclopedia of Food and Color Additives - CRC Press, 1996

Hanneke Van Dijk - Border Plants Encyclopedia - Routledge, 1 edition, 1999

H. Peter Loewer - Fragrant Gardens: How to Select and Make the Most of Scented Flowers and Leaves - Miffin Houghton, 1999

Jeff Cox - Perennial All Stars: The 150 Best Perennials for Great-Looking, Trouble-Free Gardens - Roda Press, 2002

John Harper, Arnold Oranje, Neil Prose - Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology - Wileyblackwell, 2 edition, 2005

Leon Snyder - Flowers for Northern Gardens - University of Minnesota Press, 1991

Miranda Smith - Complete Home Gardening - Creative Homeowner Press, 2006

Tracy DiSabato-Aust - The Well-tended Perennial Garden: Planting and pruning techniques - Timber Press, 2006

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