These plants can be brought outside only if there isn't any more danger of freezings. Usually they are moved to the garden, or terrace, during the months of April-May. Perennial plants mainly have a spring and summer development. During the coldest months of the year the aerial part can completely dry out, to come up the year after.Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light.
Generalities Convolvolus althaeoides
These plants are used in rock gardens. This plant in the summer assumes a pink colouring; it is small in size and can reach 10 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter. The Convolvolus althaeoides has a climber deportment.
Fertilization Convolvolus althaeoides
In the spring letís fertilize perennials periodically, using a specific fertilizer for flowering plants, to add to the irrigating water, every 20-25 days; or we can spread a slow release fertilizer near the plants every 3-4 months.
Watering Convolvolus althaeoides
Letís avoid watering the The Convolvolus althaeoides 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 . These plants display a pretty long period of vegetational rest. During this time it isn't necessary to water the plants.
Treatments Convolvolus althaeoides
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 Convolvolus althaeoides
Locate these plants in a soft and deep, very well drained soil.
Notes Convolvolus althaeoides
If desired, we can grow the The Convolvolus althaeoides in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.