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Video: Plants For Damp And Swampy Areas. Moisture-loving Ornamental Plants And Flowers. List, Photo - Page 7 Of 9
Some of the brightest green leaf colors are characteristic of loosestrife. These plants, which are often found in nature in waterlogged areas, are distinguished by straight or creeping, but invariably densely leafy shoots and an intense, light green color of greenery.
Small oval leaves on densely branched shoots create dense covers and pillows, captivating with an unusual lace texture. And when in the axils of the leaves single or collected in inflorescences white, pink and pale yellow flowers bloom, loosestrife and do take on a festive look.
They bring the illusion of sunshine even to the most shady areas, create unusually beautiful transitions and bright spots, perfectly fill the soil and at the same time do not lose their landscape character. Depending on the degree of shading, loosestrife blooms from May to August.
Variants of using loosestrife
In loosestrife, shoots can be immersed in water; loosestripes are very beautiful for decorating the edges of water bodies, for textural landscaping of wet areas, as a filler, draper, carpet plant, on slopes and in crevices, on the walls of ravines.
The necessary conditions
Loose loafs are undemanding to the soil, tolerate damp conditions and waterlogging, can crawl into shallow water, and monet and brush loafers grow well at a depth of up to 10 cm; prefer partial shade or shade (the sun can only withstand the moneta loosestrife).
Features of care of loosestrife
Looseweed will need pruning of inflorescences and pre-winter cutting, followed by hilling in straight-growing loosestriders, growth control in creeping ones.
The best types and varieties of loosestrife
- long ago become a symbol of the genus, creeping and very bright loosestrife monotonous with single yellow flowers blooming in the leaf axils;
- larger-leaved oak loosestrife with yellow flowers;
- decorated with dense and "fluffy" clusters of inflorescences and straight shoots, the loosestrife is brush-colored;
- tall, growing in the form of compact sod up to 6-10 cm in height, spotted loosestrife with densely leafy shoots and small broad-lanceolate leaves, from the axils of which small yellow flowers bloom on the tops of the shoots (as well as its many variegated varieties).
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