Derain white: the beauty all year round

Rhode Derain consists of more than 50 species, distributed mostly in the northern hemisphere (in its temperate regions).Several species grow in South America and central Africa.The plant is very unpretentious, perfectly brings the winter, undemanding to the form and composition of the soil, grows equally well in the light and in the penumbra.This is mainly deciduous trees (there are also evergreen shrubs), which look very impressive in summer, standing with beautiful white flowers and rich foliage.No less showy dogwood in the fall, when the eye attracted his white and blue fruit - drupe, and the beautiful color of the leaves of burgundy and pink tones.But the most colorful view dereny gain in winter, when the bark of young shoots of the plant stands saturated green, red, orange and even purple tones on a background of snow-white winter blankets.

most widespread and widely used in landscaping views of this kind is white dogwood.Under natural conditions, a plant found among bushes and in floodplains alm

ost the entire territory of Russia.Derain white, like most of his colleagues, undemanding to the composition of the soil, grows well in the sun or in partial shade, drought resistant, although well tolerated and damp places.The shrub can reach a height of 3 meters.It has a very flexible thin branches of beautiful coral red color, sometimes red-brown and very rarely - black and red.Young shoots are usually covered Derain bluish bloom.The dark green leaves have a bluish bottom-white coloring, have an egg shape, reach a length of 10-12 cm. The flowers are small, white, gathered in clusters, reaching a diameter of 5 cm. Flowering dogwood white very profusely in early summer and may re-bloom in the fall.Then, simultaneously with the flowers can be seen and mature, white or bluish tinge, spherical fruits.

Currently very popular in gardening are two decorative forms Derain, who throughout the growing season are the original color of foliage.This dogwood white silver-fringed, wherein contrast bordering the leaves, and the second - white dogwood Shpet, which almost all of the plastic sheet has a very bright orange color.Both of these forms are very decorate the plot;Growing up, they form a large, bright and elegant shrub, contrasting with other plantings.

Derain white Sibirica grows to a height of 3 m and is very beautiful in the hedge, and in a single planting.Young shoots erect plants have a bright coral-red, extremely nice looking winter on snow background.The leaves of this species have a fairly broad uneven hem (or white spots), which are stored and in the autumn when the leaves turn orange-red.To extend the brightness of the color of bark on young shoots need to stimulate their growth.This can be done trimming bushes "on the stump."After her grow strong shoots with vivid succulent leaves.

Another interesting representative Derain - white dogwood Sibirica Variegates. characterized by high winter hardiness, undemanding to soil.It tolerates waterlogging and alkaline soil.Plant height and diameter of the crown can reach 3 meters.Crohn's disease spreading, the leaves are green, with big white stains, bottom - light green.In August, they appear purple patina.Cora - coral red.Blossoms Sibirica Variegates in May-June, yellow and white flowers, gathered in corymbose inflorescences.Ideal for hedges, landscaping and planting of single crops.

Dereny every year give a lot of shoots.Plants can be made compact and beautiful if every third year to cut an escape.This trimming can be done starting from the age of three bush.Cut in the first place should be the oldest and weak branches, and then those which extend far from the center of the bush and break, thus, form the plant.Dereny withstand regular haircut and give after the dense branching crown.Thus it is possible to form a hedge, which throughout the year will be pleasing to the eye with its beautiful well-groomed appearance.