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Floss flower Ageratum houstonianum Blue Danube

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Water Floss flowerTenere asciutto
As the cold weather arrives, in autumn, we can interrupt watering, and let the plants perish. Let's water abundantly, moistening the soil deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , but let's act only when the substratum is dry, leaving it dry even for 1-2 weeks before watering it.

Cultivation 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.

Light Floss flowerSole pieno
The Floss flower should be preferably located in a place where it can have at least a few hours a day of direct 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.The Floss flower can't stand cold weather, therefore in general it should be grown in a sheltered place; during the Spring months, when the minimum temperatures are above zero, it can be moved outside.

Water Floss flowerTenere asciutto
Let's water abundantly, moistening the soil deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , but let's act only when the substratum is dry, leaving it dry even for 1-2 weeks before watering it. As the cold weather arrives, in autumn, we can interrupt watering, and let the plants perish.

Pests 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 aren’t 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.

Mold 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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Plant 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 mediterranean it is possible to choose another climate area alpine continental

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