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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

Brollia - Browallia