Hibiscus or Chinese rose: growing and grooming
One of the very interesting representatives of the florais hibiscus or Chinese rose. Photos of this plant are given in the article below. Hibiscus belongs to the family of mallow. There are about 300 varieties of this plant, among which there are both herbaceous and shrubby forms. The flowers of this representative of the flora can have different shades and colors (yellow, violet, light, variegated), however the red inflorescence is most common. In the room, as a rule, Syrian hibiscus is cultivated. Its leaves are oval-diamond-shaped, and flowers - funnel-shaped or terry.
Hibiscus or Chinese rose - undemandingrepresentative of the flora. But for a long flowering, he needs a lot of light. The plant develops well in low light conditions. However, in this case, hibiscus (or Chinese rose) will not bloom. Optimal location for the plant are light zones, but in summer it should be protected from sun rays.
Hibiscus or Chinese rose loves warmth. In summer, the optimum temperature regime for it is considered to be + 20-25 ° C, and in winter - + 20-15 ° C. In winter it is not necessary to lower the temperature. The plant perfectly hibernates in warmth, but in conditions of coolness buds of flowers are better formed. In the summer it is desirable to take it out into the open air, but to the sun hibiscus should be accustomed gradually.
One of the most demanding plants for wateringis a Chinese rose (hibiscus). Care for him in this regard should be timely. In the summer, this representative of the flora is watered abundantly. In winter, watering time is reduced, but the soil must never dry up. In spring and summer, the plant needs to be sprayed every 3-5 days, and in case of extreme heat - every day. Such care protects hibiscus from various pests (aphids, scabies, spider mites). In winter, this procedure should be done if the radiators are too dry. For sprinkling and watering, use standing water.
From early spring to early autumn, the plant needsTo feed with compositions for flowering representatives of flora or organic fertilizers. Do this no more than once a week. Most of all, the plant needs compounds such as copper and iron chelates. In the rest of the time (from the middle of autumn to the beginning of spring), hibiscus is enough to feed once a month with a universal fertilizer. It is especially useful to spray this representative of the flora with aqueous solutions with top dressing.
Hibiscus or Chinese rose is a plant,which develops and grows very quickly. Therefore, it needs a periodic transplant, which must be carried out annually in early spring. To the ground, hibiscus is not demanding, but the best place for it is fertile loose soil. The plant needs to provide good drainage. During transplantation it is desirable to produce sanitary and shaping pruning, which the Chinese rose tolerates well. When the plant reaches a serious size, the frequency of transplants can be reduced. However, it is desirable to change the top layer of the soil nevertheless.