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Perennial cornflower Centaurea montana

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Generalities Perennial cornflower
These plants are perennial herbs. The Perennial cornflower has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. This plant in the summer assumes a purple colouring; it is small in size and can reach 50 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter.

Exposure Perennial cornflowerSole pieno
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. These plants don't fear the cold weather and therefore can be grown in the garden during any time of year.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.

Watering Perennial cornflowerTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Perennial cornflower 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 Perennial cornflower
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 Perennial cornflower
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 Perennial cornflower

There aren't any notes. 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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