The Cone flower plant can be grown in the garden throughout the whole year. It doesn't fear cold weather and it bears very harsh minimum temperatures. Usually during the coldest periods of the year the aerial part of these plants dries; it will begin to develop again the spring after.For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Cone flower in a place where it is exposed to at least a few hours of direct sunlight.
Generalities Cone flower
The Cone flower develops like a perennial herb. Cone flower isn't an evergreen; during the summer it assumes a pink colouring; the adult species are medium in size and reach 1,2 m in height. Growing they develop a round-shape shrub.
Fertilization Cone flower
In the spring let’s remember to fertilize our perennial plants, using a slow release granular fertilizer, to add in one solution every 3-4 months. If desired we can also use a liquid fertilizer for flowering plants, to mix with the irrigation water every 20-25 days.
Watering Cone flower
We suggest watering pretty often and regularly, with 2-3 glasses of water ; we should always wait for the soil to be clearly dry between one watering and the other. During this time of year usually it is necessary to irrigate every 1-2 weeks . Generally during the period of vegetatational rest it isn't necessary to water our perennial plants, which in many cases lose their aerial part.
Treatments Cone flower
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 Cone flower
Place these plants in a soil with average, drainage, which isn’t too moist.
Notes - Cone flower
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.