It is commonly referred to crassifolia, although there is not only Bergenia crassifolia, saxifrage but also serdtselistny.Both plant height of about 40 cm, both have leathery, evergreen leaves of wintering, they're just different shapes.In crassifolia - like fig leaf, while the second has a heart shape.
crassifolia has a mild tonic effect.The tea gatherings often appears black sheet butts.Many do not know that when the leaves have butts blackened, they become raw material for the taiga teas (taiga tea are a special collection of plants, strengthen the immune system, has a tonic effect, possessing biological activity, usually they take with them into the forest hunters and geologists)and throw it a valuable raw material.Black leaves of Bergenia dosushit should be in the shade, crush, can be stored 2-3 years in a glass jar with a lid and take a hike (or work), to add the tea leaves for tea.
crassifolia flowering about 50 days in early spring, from late April to mid-May, thick lilac-pink bell-flowers, gat
Prefers moist, fertile, loose soil and a shady place.But saxifrage can grow even on bare peat.In good conditions, it grows quickly.
Share saxifrage should be in early September in 5-7 years.You can just chop off a piece of the shovel roots and transplanted to a different location, and to fill the void is well rotted compost.It is usually propagated by dividing rhizomes, which in early autumn dig, divide into pieces and seated.Too frequent transplanting and dividing Badal start to hurt.It can be propagated by seeds which are sown in March seedlings.Summer transplanted into the soil, the seedlings for the winter spruce branches cover.Bloom plants sown in the 3-4th year.Bada is very good in mass plantings among the rocks, in water bodies around trees and shrubs, combined with ferns, hosts.Due to its evergreen foliage decorative summer.Diseases and pests almost have not.If there are rusty spots on the leaves, just enough to rip leaves from plants - and all.