Let's grow the The Wind flower outdoors; they can bear very harsh minimum temperatures, even when many degrees below zero. If you desire cleaning the ground from the bulbous plants after flowering, wait for the leaves to dry; later itís possible to take the bulbs out of the ground and place them somewhere dark, cool and dry, until the best season to plant them again.Locate this plant in a partially shaded place, where it is exposed to solar rays during the coolest hours of the day.
Care Wind flower
These plants are perennial herbs. This plant in the spring assumes a purple colouring; it is small in size and can reach 15 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter. The Wind flower has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much.
Feed Wind flower
Letís use a slow release fertilizer, or manure, when planting, mixing the product to the ground; during the spring letís mix, every 15-20 days, a specific fertilizer for bulbous plants to our irrigation water, starting from the moment in which the first flowers are withering.
Irrigation Wind flower
Water when the ground is dry; in case of prolonged droughts water very often, otherwise every 1-2 weeks can be enough using 1-2 glasses of water ; avoid water stagnations and excessive watering. We suggest not to exceed with the waterings: if the soil remains damp too long, it can favour the development of rotten in the bulbs.
Adversity Wind 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.
Substrate Wind flower
Cultivate in a quite humid, not excessively drained, soil.
Cultivate Wind flower
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.