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Video: Plants For Damp And Swampy Areas. Moisture-loving Ornamental Plants And Flowers. List, Photo - Page 8 Of 9
A constant participant in the vivid natural landscapes near the lakes and rivers, calamus bog is actively moving to the garden.
Of all the plants that adore swampy conditions, it can rightfully be called one of the most versatile and hardy. Herbaceous perennial up to 1 m tall flaunts with a dense curtain of xiphoid, bright long leaves, which can be easily distinguished from other moisture-loving crops by a special "frill" along the edge of the leaf.
Despite the fact that the leaves growing from the flattened stem are the main pride of calamus, and its greenish dense inflorescences-cobs also add charm to water and swamp gardens.
Variants of using calamus marsh
Air is good not only on the banks of water bodies and in the coastal zone. Its clumps emphasize the special character of the compositions in the wetlands, and are a magnificent "iconic" plant that reveals the theme of design.
Calamus leaves provide beautiful architectural accents, but the plant needs to be given ample space and early flowering companions to cover early in the season.
The necessary conditions
Marsh calamus can be successfully grown only in sunny, open areas, while the dampest corners of the garden are ideal for it; it is advisable to pick up the soil fertile, but not heavy, silty, constantly waterlogged or flooded.
Features of care for calamus marsh
Calamus will need regular weeding, separation of clumps with excessive growth
The best types and varieties of calamus marsh
Today, it is not the basic type of marsh calamus that is much more popular, but the Variegata variety - a garden calamus with variegated leaves, which adorn with cream and white stripes. It is somewhat lower and much more effective.
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