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Floss flower Ageratum houstonianum Blue Danube

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Watering Floss flowerTenere asciutto
As the cold weather arrives, in autumn, we can interrupt watering, and let the plants perish. Letís avoid watering the The Floss flower excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water .

Generalities Floss flower
The Floss flower has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. This plant in the spring, summer, autumn, winter assumes a blue colouring; it is medium in size and can reach 15 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter. These plants have a one or two year development.

Exposure Floss flowerSole pieno
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. These plants shouldn't be grown in the garden during the cold period; in autumn the plants usually perish, and should be eradicated from the ground.These plants can be brought outside only if there isn't any more danger of freezings. Usually they are moved to the garden, or terrace, during the months of April-May.

Watering Floss flowerTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Floss flower excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water . As the cold weather arrives, in autumn, we can interrupt watering, and let the plants perish.

Treatments Floss flower
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.

Soil Floss flower
They prefer dissolved soils, with an optimal drainage.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
3
0
3
0
2
1
continental
2
0
3
0
2
1
mediterranean
1
0
3
0
2
1

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Notes Floss flower

If desired, we can grow the The Floss flower in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area alpine mediterranean

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