It is advisable to position this plant in a partially shady place, where it is exposed to direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day. These plants lose the aerial part during the coldest months of the year. As spring begins, stems and leaves quickly start to reproduce.The Queen of the prairie should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero.
Generalities Queen of the prairie
These plants grow covering the whole land at their disposal. The Queen of the prairie is large in size and 2,5 m in height; in the summer it assumes a pink colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. The Queen of the prairie is a perennial herb plant.
Fertilization Queen of the prairie
We suggest adding to the irrigation water, in the spring, every 20-25 days, a specific fertilizer for flowering plants. We can also mix to the soil near the plants a granular slow release fertilizer, which has a 3-4 month action.
Watering Queen of the prairie
These plants need a completely damp soil, therefore we should water frequently, every 0-1 weeks with 3-4 glasses of water , avoiding water stagnations. Perennial plants are subject to some months of vegetational rest. During these months it isn't necessary to water them.
Treatments Queen of the prairie
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.
Soil Queen of the prairie
These perennial plants prefer soils with a scarce drainage, which stay humid for a long time.
Notes Queen of the prairie
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.