aconite, or a fighter, too, belongs to the family Ranunculaceae.There are more than 300 species of aconite, common in Europe, Asia and America.So it is very well known in the plant world.Among them there are rhizomatous, and there are tuberous plants.We mainly distributed rhizome perennial with strong, erect stems height of about 1.5 meters. Dissection, rather large leaves and unique, in the form of a helmet, numerous flowers dark blue gave him permanent residence in many gardens.Aconite blooms in July and August, like most perennials.The most common of these five cultivated species.
Aconitum napellus is interesting because it is not only plants with the usual dark blue flowers, and white (albumin), pink (Karneum), white and blue (Bicolor).In addition, it blooms in September.
Aconite Lupine blooms yellow flowers in August.
Curly aconite has a long, up to 4 m, with thick vines and blue flowers that bloom throughout July.Aconite colorful blooms in July and August, blue or yellow-white flowers.Its height
Aconite Karmihelya long ago introduced into the culture, but we have some reason not very common.This elegant plant Krk large three-bladed leaves and bright blue flowers, gathered in the long (50-60 cm) brush.In addition to the blue variety (Var Barkers) is a blue-violet variety (Wilson).But most importantly, it blooms in September and October.All aconite unpretentious, equally well grow and bloom in the sun or in partial shade.Almost do not require any maintenance, but it is extremely responsive to the slightest care: feeding at least once a season, organic and mineral fertilizers (even with the introduction of small doses of fertilizer significantly improved flowering), watering during drought (although they do carry it with firmness), removing the dried inflorescences, mulching the soil with peat.
propagated by aconite, like all rhizomatous perennials, dividing the rhizomes in spring and tuberous - tubers or subsidiaries in the first decade of September - and put in one well from 3 tuber.Divide the bushes and transplantation can be done in 4-5 years after flowering.Easily propagated by seeds freshly harvested, which should be sown before winter.Spring sprouts either seated or thin out, and in the autumn of transplanted to a permanent place on the scheme 60 × 60 cm. Seedlings bloom in the 3-4th year.
wreckers have no aconite practically.From disease occasionally is powdery mildew, in a very wet and cold summer, especially on the aconite, growing in the shade.
aconite fit for the background mixborders, single planting, decorating unsightly places in the area.The plant is suitable for cutting.