Flowers

Dahlia Crazy Love

It is difficult to choose your own variety from all the splendor of dahlias. In order not to be disappointed, it is necessary to pay attention to the varietal characteristics of these luxurious flowers.

Description

Variety "Kreyzi Lov" is perfect for growing in Russia. Despite the fact that the tuber dahlia varieties "Crazy Love" need shelter during the cold period, the variety perfectly tolerates temperature fluctuations, cold winds and the long absence of bright sunlight.

Main advantages of the variety:

  • Long flowering;
  • Resistance to temperature changes;
  • High decorativeness of the bush;
  • Resistance to fungal disease;
  • Versatility of use.

Dahlia varieties "Crazy lov" blooms from mid-summer until the first frost. Blossom is very abundant, bright.

Dahlia bushes of this variety do not need a garter, the stems and flowers are strong enough to tolerate heavy rain.

Characteristic

Variety "Kreyzov Lov" produced in the Netherlands. Refers to decorative dahlias.

Terry flower, up to 15 cm. Petals wide, flat, with a pointed tip. They have a snow-white color, with a thin pink border.

Bush powerful, sprawling, up to 90 cm high. Resistant to adverse weather factors. Does not require a garter, it is desirable to hold pinching.

The variety is suitable for growing as a tapeworm, in a multi-flowered flowerbed, border. It is also possible to grow cut flowers.

Care

Dahlias require a sunny location. In the shaded areas, the flower stems are drawn out, the inflorescences are small, often deformed.

It is advisable to prepare the soil for planting dahlias in advance. In autumn they dig up the soil, add fertilizer complex, humus and sand.

In order to obtain the size of the flowers, corresponding to the declared variety, it is necessary to carry out the pinching. Dahlia stems break off at about 15 cm above the ground. After pinching the dahlia bushes are more spreading, the number of flowering stems increases.

Important! If you do not remove excess sprouts, dahlia bush is more powerful, but the growth of green mass occurs at the expense of flowers. The inflorescences become smaller, the color turns paler.

Suckling insects, such as aphids and various types of sucking ticks, can inflict great damage on dahlias. Treatment with insecticides is necessary during intensive growth and flowering.

Important! If the dahlia flowers of the variety “Kreisylov” are grown for cutting, it is necessary to choose insecticides with low toxicity.

During the growth and flowering dahlias of the variety “Crazy lov” require an increased amount of mineral substances. Under the conditions of nutrient deficiency, flowers grow small, often do not correspond to the varietal description.

In winter, the tubers are dug out and sent to a room where the temperature does not fall below zero and does not rise above 10 degrees Celsius. If the temperature rises higher, the tubers will wake up and start to grow, if they drop below, the tubers may freeze.

Tip! You can not make during the cultivation of dahlias a lot of nitrogen fertilizers.

Overfed with nitrogen, tubers lose their ability to resist fungal infections and are poorly stored.

Breeding

Crazy fish varietal dahlias reproduce exclusively vegetatively. Seeds are either barren or do not repeat varietal characteristics.

Reproduction of a variety is possible by dividing a tuber or grafting. The division of tubers produced in early spring, when the tubers are just beginning to wake up. Tubers are cut with a clean, sharp knife. For each delenka it is desirable to leave at least 3 buds, so that the plant can grow a powerful bush.

Important! You can not divide tubers affected by rot. Healthy offspring is impossible to get from them.

For grafting grades, sprouts are germinated in peat or calcined sand. To get a healthy planting material, it is desirable dosachivat tubers. The number of light hours must be at least 14.

Cut cuttings of the Krazylov variety are germinated in peat or other suitable substrate, it is necessary to treat the soil with fungicides to avoid infection with fungal and bacterial infections.

Important! During grafting, it is necessary to capture part of the tuber, grafting only the stem is meaningless, it is not able to form roots.

Planted young plants in the ground should be careful, dahlias should get used to the change of temperature and bright sunlight.

Cultivation of dahlia is able to deliver real pleasure by choosing a variety suitable for growing on your own plot; most gardeners continue to grow it for many years.