Ipomoea ruby lights or farbitis - thisannual and perennial plants, which are the largest representative of the family of the cornflowers and can reach a height of three meters. Proceeding from this, the gardener should take seriously the selection of a place for planting as the adult plant is unable to transfer the transplant without negative consequences. In addition, the morning glory requires support of proper quality, otherwise the plant may suffer during a bad weather. However, the genus hippie is not only related to trees, but also shrubs and lianas.
Plants-farbits have extraordinary beautyflowers that will allow any mistress to be proud of her garden. However, if you decided to start growing the morning glory, it is worth considering that some species of this plant are very poisonous, for example, lianas. Nevertheless, today, the Farbitis is a very popular plant in landscape design, which specialists use for landscaping various parts of the garden.
At present, more than five hundredspecies of this representative of the family of cornflowers. The most famous and is the morning glory ruby lights, the name of which is often used to refer to the general species category of the plant. Other popular varieties of Ipomoea in gardening are:
- the moonflower;
- crimson whim;
- Terry tenderness;
- the night;
- The morning glory is a red star;
- the morning glory star and many others.
Ipomoea ruby lights are often an ornamentterraces, verandas, balconies, various fences and arbors. This magnificent plant is now in great demand among landscape designers and is used for vertical gardening of various objects. Thus, with the help of morning glory, it is possible to darken excessively sunny verandas or terraces, and also hide your site from curious views by a netted braided fence, on which will be at ease and which reliably protect your life from the eyes of others. Of course, farbitis is always a decoration of the place of its growth. Gramophone-remembering flowers and large green leaves look very attractive and have a calming, relaxing effect on the human psyche. The uniqueness of this plant is that each flower has only a few hours of flowering in the period from dawn to 2-3 hours of the day, after which it finally closes. However, there are varieties of plants that can bloom in all cloudy days without a break all day.
Cultivation of morning glory
Ipomea ruby lights do not require special skills andskills from the gardener. The plant is traditionally grown by seedlings. In order to correctly determine the date of planting of seeds, it is necessary to take into account that experts recommend carrying out a transplant into the ground with a stable ambient temperature of at least 15 ° C. The best time for sowing seeds is the end of March - the beginning of April. Before planting, the seeds must be soaked. As a result of this procedure, they swell, which will ensure their rapid germination. Growth of the flower will require several plant transplants into more spacious pots, which, undoubtedly, is a great stress for ipomei. Therefore, it is recommended to transplant the flower along with a significant part of the earth on the roots. Landing in the open ground is possible not earlier than mid-June, which guarantees protection against frost. Farbitis feels comfortable only in well-loosened and nutritious soil. A full complex of mineral fertilizers will help improve the condition of the soil. In addition, the plant needs a large amount of heat and light, so it is recommended to plant the morning glory in a sunny place of the garden, which is well protected from gusts of wind. The morning glory blossoms until mid-September.