We suggest to position the The Butterfly flower in a sunny spot at least a few hours a day. These plants have an annual development, therefore when it becomes cold they deteriorate, and get completely eradicated.We advise cultivating the The Butterfly flower in a covered place, in an apartment or green house, as they don't like temperatures below 15°C: during late Spring they can be moved outdoors.
Cultivation Butterfly flower
These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Butterfly flower is medium in size and 1,2 m in height; in the spring, summer, autumn, winter it assumes a purple colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. The Butterfly flower have a one or two year development cycle.
Fertilize Butterfly flower
Annual plants have a quite vigorous development and need, during the spring, a continuous fertilization; when placing them let’s add some humus or mature manure or some slow release granular fertilizer to the ground. During the spring months we suggest mixing some fertilizer for flowering plants to the irrigating water every 20-30 days.
Water Butterfly flower
Water sporadically, with 2-3 glasses of water , leaving the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when watering we suggest avoiding excesses, but to wet the substratum well. Let's act every 1-2 weeks . As the cold weather arrives, in autumn, usually waterings is interrupted because these plants can't bear harsh temperatures.
Pests Butterfly flower
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.
Mold Butterfly flower
We advise locating these annual plants in a dissolved soil, with an elevated drainage.
Plant Butterfly flower
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.