Browlia / browallia
Belongs to the family Solanaceae. Fatherland - South America.
General description: The most common is one type of Browallia speciosa. 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 herb forms a branchy bush more than 30 cm high. The leaves are light green in color, the shoots are weak, they use supports to form the bush. It is useful to pinch the shoots and remove faded flowers.
Usually, the brick is thrown away after flowering and another is grown from seeds.
Recommendations for the care of the plant Bovalia:
Illumination : Needs bright but diffused light.
Irrigation mode : Abundant during growth.
Humidity : Requires regular spraying. In the summer it is best to own on the eastern balcony.
Temperature : Needs cool, especially during the flowering period (not higher than 17 ° C.
Soil : Requires benign drainage. Recommended soil mash: 1 share of sod, 1 share of leafy land, 1 share of humus and 1 share of sand.
During the period of growth it needs fertilizing once every two weeks with complex fertilizers for flowering plants.
Cultivation : Every year seeds are re-planted. For summer flowering - in early spring, for winter - in summer.
Transplantation : In spring, young plants annually, mature once a couple of years.
It is necessary to replant carefully, without damaging the earthen room. After transplanting a couple of days does not water.
Pests : Rarely affected.
Brovallia - Browallia