We suggest locating the vases in a pretty bright place, although avoiding direct sunlight, which could damage the foliage. For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Flamingo-lily in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day.We suggest growing the The Flamingo-lily In the house or in a warmed greenhouse; when the minimum temperatures go past 15įC it is possible to move them outside.
During the spring letís regularly use a fertilizer rich with nitrogen and potassium to favour the development of the new vegetation; fertilization is done by adding fertilizer to the irrigating water, every 15-20 days.
The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. These plants are perennial herbs. Flamingo-lily Is an evergreen; during winter iIt assumes a red colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 75 cm high.
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water. It is advisable to water the plants avoiding to leave water in the saucer, because stagnant water often develops fungal diseases.
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.
Cultivate in a good soil of an average mix, which slightly withholds humidity.
Notes - Flamingo-lily
If desired, we can grow the The Flamingo-lily in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.