Coarserbood (lat. Aquilegia glandulosa). The plant should not always look pompous and huge. The water bribe, being not only colorful, but also easy to care, proves that filigree flowering plants can also be a wonderful sight. A planted or sown plant 12-50 cm high from the Lyutikov family for several years will delight the owner of the garden with its appearance and a long flowering period, which lasts from May to August.
Due to its bright colors, the water collection attracts the attention of others. This plant looks especially impressive in summer gardens. His stems are thin, straight. The stems have glandular hairs, thanks to which this species bears this name. The flowers at the water collection reach different sizes: one with a diameter of up to 10 cm, or several flowers collected in the inflorescence.
The leaves of the perianth have an egg-shaped shape, bright blue, although sometimes they are yellow, or pale. Its inner leaves are blue, or white. If the external reaches the size of 3.5 cm, then the internal is shorter about 2 cm.
Leaflets (fruits produced by a water column) contain seeds. There are up to 10 pieces in one plant, with dimensions of 1.5 cm.
Where it grows
This plant can be found in mountain massifs of regions such as Siberia, Central Asia and Mongolia, China. In addition, it usually lives in meadows, shrub tundra, on the banks of rivers.
Waterbone needs a sunny place for optimal development. If necessary, it will cost a place in partial shade, the main thing is that the soil is waterproof and rich in nutrients.
However, it should be noted that the darker the plant, the less height height. In no case can you water the soil, the water bribe does not tolerate this at all.
Fresh water bribe is poisonous: it contains cyanogenic glycosides. Use of more than 20 g. plants can cause diarrhea, vomiting, heart problems, nausea and drowsiness. Touching a water collection can also cause skin irritation.
The water bribe has a positive therapeutic effect in various diseases, but is rarely used in naturopathy. The reason for this is that there are many other plants that have a much better and more intense healing effect against ailments.
It has a hemprising, diuretic, antipyretic and appetite effect. It can also be taken or used to treat rheumatism, gout, ulcers and eczema. In ancient times, the plant was dedicated to Freie, the goddess of fertility, and was considered a symbol of sexual power. For example, men who had problems with potency, to restore masculinity, were recommended to accept him.
Colombine is used in the form of tea. From June to October, parts of the plant are collected and dry. To cook tea, put two teaspoons of dried grass in a cup and pour hot water.
Types of growing
Growing from seeds
Waterfloor plants can be bought in specialized stores, but you can easily sow them yourself. Spring is the best time for sowing a water column. It is advisable to sow the seven of the water collection right in the desired place, this will save you from the need to transplant them later.
If desired, you can also grow a perennial in the room, while germination requires a temperature of 17 ° C to 20 ° C. Since the germination time is about 6 weeks, the sowing of the water column in the room should be carried out in March. By the time of transplantation to the street, these plants will have a sufficient size.
If there is a water column in the garden, it will multiply by selfsowing: its seeds ripen on the plant, then fall out and immediately begin to germinate. The propagation of the water collection occurs on its own, unless the amateur gardener does not interfere. However, if you leave the reproduction to your water collections yourself, you will not regret it: by Samosev, new hybrids are formed again and again, so a colorful flower bed is guaranteed every year.
Water seedlings ripen in July and August. If you plan to sow next year, you must remove the seeds and store them in a protected, dry place.
Growing from the store
If you still do not want to bother yourself with a sowing water column, you can also buy this plant: the water bribe is sold in specialized stores. So that the water fire finds optimal conditions on the home bed, it should first prepare it. This means that the earth should be very well loosened; Weeds and stones should be removed. As soon as all the preparation is completed, the Earth should be enriched with compost; If the soil is very clay, it is desirable to mix it with leaf compost.
If you want a more structured arrangement of your seats, you must plant them in small groups. Depending on the size of the existing space, the amount of three to ten plants is suitable for this. However, it should be noted that the water bribe looks beautiful, but as a single plant has not proven itself. For this reason, a group of seats should be placed next to other plants, preferably with those perennials who bloom at the end of the year. Please make sure that perennials are not too close to each other, otherwise they will have no place necessary for development.