Looking for the most unpretentious plant for your garden? Then you will love Brunner. This flower was named after the botanist S. Brunner, who found it in the Crimea in the 18th century. The graceful and delicate plant attracts with bright color of small flowers and beautiful leaves in the form of hearts. Bruner, planting and care in the open field, which will not be difficult, will make your flower bed original.
When and how to plant Brunner
This flower is grown mainly by seeds, if sown immediately in open ground. This is best done in the fall. If you decide to plant a Brunner in the spring, you will have to act in a different way. Seeds need stratification for 3-4 months. To do this, put the bruner seeds in the refrigerator for the whole winter or plant them in a box and bury them in the snow..
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If you decide to transplant a flower, then do it at the end of summer. The spring transplant will contribute to the development of various diseases. Repot the bruner as soon as it fades. Dig up a bush, cut off the leaves, soak the roots in water, and then separate them. Plant a flower in the same or a different flower bed. Each part of the root must have a bud for the plant to take root. After transplanting into individual holes, water the flower well.
How to care for a Brunera flower
There are several types of bruners, each care has its own characteristics. The Siberian flower is not afraid of frost and does not need abundant watering, since it has enough natural precipitation. A large-leaved variety of a flower must be weeded out of weeds, which can drown out the plant. The root system of the bruner is very close to the topsoil, so it is best not to loosen the soil around the plant..
If the summer is very rainy, there is a likelihood of developing Brunera diseases. If you notice various kinds of spots on the leaves, remove the affected leaves and treat with special compounds. Another disease of bruner is powdery mildew.
Brunner is an unpretentious plant and frost-resistant, therefore, does not require special preparation. It is enough to mulch with peat, humus or compost.
Brunner looks beautiful not only in the open field, but also in flowerpots or hanging pots. Do-it-yourself flower care is quite simple, so this perennial is widely used by gardeners..