An integral component of design of any suburban area are vegetable and flower arrangements. Favorite of many gardeners annuals transform the area, making it more dressy and festive. Having a short vegetation period, a pleasing variegated annuals flowering in the first year of planting. But to get the luxurious landscape that will please the eye throughout the season, you need to choose annuals for flower beds.
Choosing flowering annuals to give clearance, should focus primarily on height of plants and the expected location. The most popular in the regeneration of suburban areas are: the mixed borders, modular flower gardens and flowerbeds.
When you create mixborders each subsequent row of plants fill the taller varieties so that the composition was clearly visible from the front side and adorned the street throughout the season. Looks very aesthetically pleasing selection of plants, when in the foreground are planted low-growing Lobelia and geranium, Central plan fill medium plants – ornamental sage, or verbena zinnia, and on the back place a tall Cosmo or amaranth.
The mixed borders represent a multi-row vegetative composition in the form of an elongated tape formed of plants that have different heights and flowering periods
Modular flowerbeds represent floral arrangements, and decorative design is formed from several varieties of plants, planted in containers.
For planting in containers is ideal: celosia, begonia, heliotrope, Petunia, nasturtium, geranium
The characteristics of the flower beds is a clear form of composition with the placement of plants in the same plane, or with a small smooth changes. Spectacular decoration for flower beds can be snapdragons, lavatera, Astra. Most of the songs are previously working through a scheme of planting beds of annuals, giving it a geometric form and form a closed loop. The flower beds are well traced clean lines and clarity of the picture.
In suburban areas the most common is the variation of natural flower beds, plants which bloom at different times, one after another
All the beautiful annuals for the flower beds have their time of flowering: some of them delight bloom in spring, others reveal their motley caps under the Sunny summer rays, and others rounding out the parade of flowering only with the onset of autumn frosts.
Spring flowering annuals among the most ornamental are: pelargonium, pansies, forget-me-not, Petunia
For early flowering delicate openwork flowers, seeds of the above plants are planted in pots with fertile soil even in winter, gradually darshiva to full seedlings.
The bulk of annual plants bloom early summer. Selection of colors of annuals for flower beds is limited only on the preferences of the grower relative to the height, colour and flowering duration of vending instance.
Motley «suns» gazania, delicate flowers nemophila, «lights» balsamic will transform your flower garden into a colorful palette of colors
To emphasize the colors and exquisite beauty of flowers, in preparing the compositions should also be activated dekorativnolistvennye annuals.
As background for the handsome colors perfect: cineraria Maritime, the Golden feverfew, Chlorophytum crested, Coleus hybrid
It is important to remember that, selecting and planting plants, you need to consider the conditions for cultivation. The bulk of the annuals, though, and makes a little shading, but the greatest decorative effect manifests only in well-lit areas.
Until the last Sunny days decoration of the flower garden will be fluffy brush ageratum, orange cap marigold, variegated blossoms of marigolds and delicate small flowers Lobelia
Good for the fall the flowerbed and chrysanthemum sibiricum, asters, fall chrysanthemums, and annual ornamental grasses: feather perisomatic.
Goes well with colorful annuals and ornamental Kale, the head of which is crowned with a gorgeous purple-green «crown»
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Even the most common circular flower bed of annuals can be transformed into a colorful carpet, woven from hundreds of colorful and fragrant flowers, if in the preparation of the composition to focus on the color combination of components. At the stage of mapping of the flower garden you need to decide what will «the highlight» song: bright contrasts or generosity monochrome flower beds. So, flower beds, decorated in blue, green and purple tones will have a calming effect.
For the arrangement of flower beds in blue and purple tones perfectly suited: cornflower blue, ageratum Mexican, bruise plantain, convolvulus tricolor
To attract attention and to adjust in a major way are the flower beds decorated in yellow, red and orange shades. Colorful flowers with bright and cheerful shades will energize.
The rich colors of yellow hues fill the flower: Helichrysum pritsvetnikovye, dimorphoteca orange and gaillardia beautiful
Bright strokes of red tones will bring: godetia grandiflora, calandrinia umbrella, Salvia and cosmos
In preparing the compositions are the most advantageous to look contrasting combinations:
- Blue with orange (or red);
- Yellow with red (or purple);
- Red with green.
To smooth the contrasts in floral arrangements by adding plants with white flowers.
Exquisite white flowers decorated: iberis umbellate, ammobium winged melkolepestnik hybrid and Datura fragrant
Miniature annuals, creeping carpet on the ground and standing on small legs, cause tenderness and admiration. Plants whose height does not exceed 30 cm, good for decoration as small minicuento and arrangement of the multi-level compositions. With their help, successfully decorate the voids at the base of shrubs in mixed borders.
Among the most unpretentious low-growing annuals can be distinguished: purslane, Daisy, cineraria the seaside
No less famous for ornamental low-growing forget-me-nots, Phlox, Lobelia, marigolds, dwarf viola.
Average height, handsome, reaching a height of 80 cm, form the basis of mixed flower beds and borders. Among the vast range of annuals, amazing variety of colors and shapes, even the most discerning gardener will be able to choose an interesting sample.
Thanks to the amazing beauty and extraordinary popularity among gardeners use medium: mattiola, acholla, gaillardia and lanthanum
Tall annuals with the height of over a meter well in group planting and in flower design. Often they are planted as a spectacular background in the regeneration of multi-level mixed borders. They decorate the walls of unattractive farm buildings and solid fences.
Hard to look away from the gorgeous Terry-stem roses or fancy pyramids of delphinium, studded with dozens of flowers
Original look and star-shaped leaves of the castor bean, white paniculate inflorescences aruncus and fishnet «bell» the nomination.
Annuals – a versatile plant for landscaping. In just one season, they transform the dull corners of the garden in fancy rest areas.