To avoid that the bulb or tuber should become rotten, we must remember to avoid excessively abundant waterings, which keep the soil wet for a long time. We suggest watering these plants only from time to time, but we must remember to wet the soil deeply using 1-2 glasses of water every 1-2 weeks .
Generalities Showy colchicum
The development of the The Showy colchicum is Showy colchicum isn't an evergreen; during the autumn it assumes a white colouring; the adult species are small in size and reach 20 cm in height. The Showy colchicum develops bulbs or tubers.
Exposure Showy colchicum
For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Showy colchicum in a place where it is exposed to at least a few hours of direct sunlight. During the period of vegetative rest, itís possible to take the bulbs or tubers out of the ground; the well cleaned and dried bulbs should be placed in a cool, dry and dark place; to be planted later on during the most indicated time of year.The Showy colchicum plant can be grown in the garden throughout the whole year. It doesn't fear cold weather and it bears very harsh minimum temperatures.
Watering Showy colchicum
We suggest watering these plants only from time to time, but we must remember to wet the soil deeply using 1-2 glasses of water every 1-2 weeks . To avoid that the bulb or tuber should become rotten, we must remember to avoid excessively abundant waterings, which keep the soil wet for a long time.
Treatments Showy colchicum
The spring weather, with a high temperature swing between the day and night hours, and pretty frequent rains, can favour the development of fungus diseases, which should be treated pre-emptively with a systemic fungicide, to use before the gems grow excessively; at the end of the winter we also suggest a wide range insecticide to prevent the attack of aphids and cochineals. We should always remember to do these treatments when there aren't flowerings in the garden.
Soil Showy colchicum
We advise cultivating these bulbous plants in a soft and light, very well drained, soil.
Notes Showy colchicum
Seeing the quite contained development itís possible to grow these plants in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.