Violet Pauline Viardot
Violet LE Pauline Viardot is a member of the Gesneriev family, relevant as a house plant. But in most cases, this plant is called a violet, so it will not deviate from the usual.
Violet Pauline Viardot: variety description and characteristics
Violet Pauline Viardot is the most aesthetic, charming houseplant, its beauty is in the shade of the leaves, the rich burgundy color of the buds. This flower was born in Vinnitsa, its discoverer - Elena Lebedeva, scientist, agronomist. She discovered such beauty for the whole people, invented varieties of violets. The plant has been known since two thousand and twelve, since that very year, such a violet adorns the windows of houses around the world.
The plant was named after the famous Spanish - French artist Pauline Viardot. She is known not only for her voice, but for her romance with Ivan Turgenev. The writer loved Polina very much, he had the brightest feelings for her, Polina was his muse.
A distinctive feature of the violet variety LE Pauline Viardot is the large buds of burgundy color.
They look like stars, fleecy flowers about eight centimeters in size. On the petals along the edges there is a snow-white outline, the contrast of the flower gives even greater beauty to the plant.
The violet inflorescence Pauline Viardot is initially small, but each time the buds become larger. The violet rosette is also attractive. Small in diameter, compact, wavy leaves, pastel green color, grow from the stems.
Violet Pauline Viardot: photo of the variety
Peduncles are often prepared for inflorescence, but bloom once a year. The plant usually develops three peduncles, each of them has two buds.
Violet LE Pauline Viardot at an age will not bloom until her rosette gets stronger, so you need to create all the comfortable conditions for rapid development: regulation of temperature, moisture in the room, light, watering, nutrition.
Violet LE - Pauline Viardot: variety care
A violet plant of the Pauline Viardot variety is squeamish, you need to do everything carefully in care. The flower can be capricious at any suitable moment, even in care you need to make sure that everything is pleasant to asthenia. For example, a flower loves a lot of light, so it needs to be given the maximum amount of light. You also need special soil for growing this variety of violets. A container suitable for growing a flower. Proper nutrition and soil moisture. Moisture and temperature are in the background, albeit at different temperatures, minus or plus. The plant begins to choke. Therefore, the plant needs a conditioner.
For the violet variety Le Pauline Viardot, lighting is a very important part in life, it needs twelve to fifteen hours a day, so artificial lighting must be added. Such lamps can be purchased in shops for gardeners, they can be ultraviolet, brighter, softer, faded, phytolamps. Therefore, gardeners choose lighting devices that do not heat the air, and ice is an economical way of lamps. The glow temperature should be from four thousand K to six thousand two hundred K. because this level is closer to natural lighting.
There should also be a drainage system, small holes. In such cases, you should not put a plant on the windows to the south side, because the leaves may burn out, and the earth will also heat up. If, apart from the southern side, there is nowhere to rearrange the plant, then it needs a small shadow so as not to stand under direct rays.They put white paper or tape on the windows.
- THE SOIL
Previously, the plant was planted in large containers, but the violet Pauline Viardot is not suitable for such planting, the plant does not tolerate a large capacity. Thus, the capacity should be selected two or three times less than the rosette of the plant. Ideal, size: seven to eight centimeters. In such containers, the root system will calmly form and will not suffer from a large amount of soil.
The first layer should always be a drainage system. It is necessary to make holes, and through them excess water will drain into the pan. The earth should not be heavy, oxygen should calmly pass into the soil to the roots. The soil should be composed of peat and organic matter. You can also add a hall or sphagnum to the ground. It acts as an antiseptic, protecting the plant from rotting and other diseases.
The plant of the violet variety LE Pauline Viardot is capricious even when watering, if there is stagnation of water in the soil, then the plant begins to rot after a while. You can also pour water over in hot weather. Thus, the plant can get sick, and the disease will instantly spread throughout the flower, and it will eventually die.
You need to know some criteria:
- The water should be clean and warm.
- If the water is hard, then soften it with herbs such as sorrel.
- After moistening, fifteen to thirty minutes should pass, then you need to remove all moisture from the pan, otherwise the roots may rot.
Thirty days after the purchase or transplant of the violet variety, Pauline Viardot can be fed with fertilizers. The flower loves mineral nutrition, it forms the plant, accelerates development, helps in flowering. The ideal option would be a ready-made fertilizer, which can be purchased at gardening stores. The most popular drugs are Kemira Lux, Royal Mix.
Violet Pauline Viardot: photo of the variety
Attention! As you fertilize the plant, reduce the dose by two or four times the recommendations in the instructions for use, but you need to feed the plant regularly, and most of all when it blooms.
For the violet variety Pauline Viardot, potassium and phosphorus are important, so do not regret, feed the plant, after which it will be given to the beauty of lush inflorescences.
- ROOM TEMPERATURE
Violet Le Pauline Viardot does not like stuffiness, but reacts to cold weather as well. A flower can pick up a virus already at a temperature of more than twenty-five degrees, but a temperature of at least eleven or twelve degrees is also allowed.
The plant does not like drafts, therefore, it should not be placed near open windows and doors. Violet Pauline Viardot may fade, and the leaves will be covered with specks.