Refers to the Solanaceae family. Fatherland is South America.
General description: The most common one is Browallia speciosa (Browalia is beautiful). He owns two forms of Browallia speciosa major with large tubular funnel-shaped blue-violet flowers in the form of an asterisk and Browallia speciosa alba with white flowers. This herbaceous plant forms a branchy bush more than 30 cm high. Leaves are light green in color, shoots are weak, supports are used to form a bush. It is useful to pinch shoots and remove faded flowers.
Usually brovallia is thrown out later blooms and grown another of the seeds.
Recommendations for caring for the plant Brolllia:
Illumination : Needs bright, but diffused light.
Irrigation regime : Abundant during the growth period.
Humidity : Requires regular spraying. In summer it is best to own an eastern balcony.
Temperature regime : Needs coolness, especially during the flowering period (no higher than 17 ° C.
Soil : Proper benign drainage is required. Recommended soil mix: 1 share of sod, 1 share of leaf land, 1 share of humus and 1 share of sand.
During the growth period, it needs fertilizing once every two weeks with complex fertilizers for flowering plants.
Breeding : The seeds are re-sown every year. For summer flowering - early spring, for winter - in summer.
Transplantation : In the spring, young plants annually, mature once a couple of years.
Transplant should be carefully, without damaging the earth. After the transplant, do not water a couple of days.
Pests : It is infrequent.
Brollia - Browallia