Uzambar violets by Svetlana Deryagina

Uzambar violets by Svetlana Deryagina

You can choose, order and buy violets, saintpaulias, streptocarpus, fuchsias, pelargoniums on my website

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Collector Svetlana Konstantinovna Deryagina

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Terms of purchase

You can order the varieties of plants you like by phone or e-mail
You can order the varieties of plants you like by phone or e-mail.
Minimum order 500 rubles

The prices in the catalog for fuchsias and pelargoniums are indicated for a rooted stalk, for violets - for a leaf and streptocarpus - for a leaf fragment. Prices for babies, starters or adult plants are negotiated separately. The presence of young and adult plants should be checked.

When placing an order, you must fully indicate the names of the varieties you have chosen, in what form - with a handle or a child, you want to purchase them, your full name, city, contact phone number.

Payment is preliminary. I do not send by cash on delivery. orders are carried out in the order of receipt of postal or bank transfers.

Parcels are sent by mail only in the warm season, when the night temperature exceeds 10 degrees. For those living in St. Petersburg, the order is given at a personal meeting.

The costs of sending parcels (on average, it is 250-300 rubles) must be added to the cost of the order.
Orders are executed after 100% payment.
Please do not pay for your order until the availability of plants and questions about their shipment has been fully agreed.
The order is sent by e-mail: svetlana.spb.28[email protected] In the "Order" indicate the names of plants and their cost according to the catalog.
Our address will be indicated after the order has been agreed.
Formation and sending of the parcel is made after receiving the money transfer. The "Customer" will receive a message about sending the parcel by e-mail or by phone
If you want to purchase an "Order" on the spot, in the city of St. Petersburg, (while a meeting at the metro is possible), then it must also be agreed upon by phone or by e-mail. At a personal meeting, planting material can be purchased all year round.

How to grow an orchid from a cutting at home?

Substrate preparation and plant treatment

If the cutting is taken from the plant itself (meaning, dividing the plant's trunk into two parts - upper and lower), then the substrate is used the same as for an adult orchid... It is important that it is disinfected and also less water-consuming than usual. If sphagnum is present in the purchased substrate, then it, as well as all the dust, must be removed, leaving the largest pieces of bark.

In the event that a peduncle or its fragments are used as a cutting, then you can use calcined sand or scalded sphagnum.

Stem dividing procedure. Sterility of materials

For division, a rather large, elongated plant is selected, it must be an adult, at least 3 years old, with a sufficient number of leaves (at least 5) and roots.

Maintaining maximum cleanliness and sterility is essential both during work and all manipulations, and after planting the cuttings, during rooting.

For the procedure you will need the following materials and tools:

  • plant with or without peduncle
  • sharp short knife or scalpel
  • crushed charcoal
  • foundation or brilliant green
  • stimulants (epin, root)
  • substrate
  • perforated pot
  • greenhouse.

You do not need to remove the orchid from the pot - this is not necessary. Wash it and dry it. Then, over a fire or alcohol, disinfect the knife. Choose the place of the cut so that there are leaves and roots on both divided parts. It is optimal that two leaves remain on the hemp, and three at the top... Make a neat cut, being careful not to damage the roots of the orchid.

Planting in a substrate and further care

It will be useful to process the upper half before planting. root... Plant it in an ordinary substrate in such a way that the cut does not touch it. If there was a peduncle on the orchid, you can not remove it. Place under the stump a piece of foam to avoid decay. Spray the young plant epin and place in a greenhouse.

Continue to care for the lower part as usual.... Reduce watering as the plant has been reduced by almost half. Soon, new babies will appear on the stump in the amount of 1-3 or more pieces. You can stimulate the emergence of sprouts by spraying the plant with epin.

In a greenhouse, an orchid needs bright diffused light for 12-14 hours a day. If the procedure was carried out in the winter, then supplement the plant with phytolamps. This is extremely important for the photosynthesis to proceed and for the steady growth of roots. Try to keep the temperature at least 22 ° C, optimally 23-26 ° C. Air the greenhouse in the evening for 15-20 minutes.

You can equip a greenhouse on your own from scrap materials, or buy a special one at the bazaar or in a large construction supermarket in the garden / vegetable garden department.

At home a greenhouse can even be made from a plastic bottle with a volume of 5-6 liters, a transparent box or a box from under a cake, or from a stretch film or oilcloth, even an ordinary bag can fit - the main thing is that it is transparent enough.

The frame can be made from stiff wire or wooden rods. An old aquarium with or without lighting can be an excellent basis for a greenhouse.

In general, the arrangement and size of the greenhouse will depend on how many plants you have and what result you are pursuing. In extreme cases, you can build a separate greenhouse for each cuttings, but then caring for them will be somewhat more complicated.

From the peduncle, planting and care features

For these purposes, they take faded, live peduncles:

  1. Separate it from the orchid and cut into pieces in such a way that on each cutting there were 1-2 dormant buds... If the peduncle is thin, weak or removed from a young orchid, then it may not be divided into parts
  2. Dry the cuttings within 24 hours, treat the cuts with cinnamon or crushed charcoal
  3. The cuttings are placed on the surface of moistened soil (vermiculite, calcined sand or scalded sphagnum are suitable) and placed in a greenhouse. It is important that the soil was moist, but not wet
  4. You can go the other way: a sleeping kidney can be lubricated with cytokinin paste and the peduncle can be lowered into a container of water (glass, bottle, etc.). Pour clean water and activated carbon on the bottom of the container. The water needs to be changed every 2-3 days.
  5. A greenhouse with cuttings is placed in a bright place, you need a bright, diffused light.

After the appearance of a couple of leaves, the growths can be fed by spraying with diluted fertilizers for orchids at a dose of ¼ of that indicated on the package. When the roots reach a length of more than 5 cm, the young orchid is planted in a small, perforated pot, in a substrate based on fine pine bark, like an adult plant. It will bloom in 2-4 years.

Violet RS Aquamarine

Characteristics table
Bred by: Repkina S.
Socket size: standard
Socket description: medium green foliage
Flower size: large-flowered (4 cm)
Flower type: terry
Flower shape: rounded
Flower color: The flowers have blue streaks and the outer petals are green.

Description. Every year breeders bring out many new varieties of violets and they are all unique. To understand whether a new variety is needed in the collection, you need to read its description and still find a place for it on your windowsill.

The history of the variety. The "Aquamarine" variety was bred in Ukraine by the breeder S. Repkina. Therefore, PC is added to the name on tags and in catalogs. The variety was bred in 2007.

Leaves. The leaf plates are collected in a rosette that does not exceed 25 cm in size. The color of the leaves is medium green, the shape of the leaf resembles a heart with wavy edges.

Reproduction of violets

The easiest way to reproduce is by leaf cuttings. The best time is spring-summer. Propagation during flowering - I do not recommend it, it is better to wait until the violet fades. It is necessary to take medium-sized cuttings from an adult young flower that is not damaged. Make a cut at an angle of 45º. It is better to put the cut sheet in a dark container with boiled water. You can put a piece of activated carbon in the water. We do not change the water in the container, but add new water. The leaf takes root from 2 weeks to a month, it all depends on the variety. When the cutting has roots, it can be planted in the ground. I plant in disposable plastic cups first.

At the bottom - small expanded clay is necessary, and do not forget to make holes in the glass.

Violet paradise

I love violets very much, I have been breeding them for more than 5 years. My husband gave me the first violet for my birthday, and now I already have more than 10 pots with these magnificent flowers. I never stop admiring them and I want to share with you my pride and joy)

Violets I call - my princesses))) They decorate the room with their charm and splendor. Astrologers believe that the violet is Taurus according to the zodiac sign (it is very funny that my husband is also Taurus according to the horoscope, and it is evident that he chose such a flower as a gift for me))). This is a calm and unhurried sign. They have a calming effect on the atmosphere in the home. Violets are also considered a symbol of comfort and family happiness.

The official name of the violet is Saintpaulia or Usambara violet. In the 19th century, Baron Walter von Saint Paul discovered this flower near the Usambar Mountains in East Africa and brought it to Germany.

Growing and observing violets is a very interesting and exciting activity. If you don't have a violet yet, then I advise you to start and watch how a luxurious blooming beauty grows from a leaf.

Violets can bloom all year round. The main thing is to take care of them correctly. They love light, but are afraid of direct sunlight. It is better to place the flower on the east or west window. If you have southern windows, then you need to shade it. In order for the plant to develop evenly, the pot needs to be turned from time to time in different directions towards the light. The pots should be small but wide. In large pots, violets will not be comfortable.

The temperature should be at least + 16ºC. Doesn't like drafts. Violet loves high humidity, but I do not recommend spraying, it is better to put containers of water next to the pots. Fertilize from spring to late autumn. This is the key to a beautiful and long flowering.

Watering violets must be very careful - it is better to do this from a watering can with a thin spout, trying not to get on the leaves, otherwise they may start to rot. The best thing is tray watering. Water on average once a week, and in the heat 2 times. I take the land in flower shops, especially for violets. In a timely manner, you need to remove wilted flowers and cut off the spoiled leaves at the root.

"Garden of Miracles"

Produces nutrient soil "Garden of Miracles" leader of the Russian market soil grounds of JSC "MNPP" Fart ".

Ready-made substrate for growing at home most varieties of orchids:

The manufacturer notes:

  • Sterility of the soil
  • Absence of pathogenic flora and fauna in the components
  • Content as part of micro- and macroelements enough for the development of the orchid in the first month after planting
  • Has good moisture and breathability
  • Significantly improves the development and growth of transplanted plants.

In the manufacture of a higher quality substrate, it can be one of the components. For better moisture retention, the composition includes long-fiber screening of high-moor peat of large fractions. Also available presence of limestone flour and other minerals.

The Garden of Miracles substrate is one of the leaders on the Russian market.

Nutrientsincluded in:

  • Nitrogen (NH4 + NO3) - 50 mg / l
  • Phosphorus (P2O5) - 100 mg / l
  • Potassium (K2O) - 100 mg / l
  • pH of salt suspension - not less than 5.5
  • Moisture content does not exceed 70%.


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