These plants don't fear the cold weather and therefore can be grown in the garden during any time of year. 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.For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Sweetscented bedstraw in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day.
Generalities Sweetscented bedstraw
These plants are perennial herbs. This plant in the summer assumes a white colouring; it is small in size and can reach 15 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter. The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub.
Fertilization Sweetscented bedstraw
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 Sweetscented bedstraw
Letís avoid watering the The Sweetscented bedstraw 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 Sweetscented bedstraw
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 Sweetscented bedstraw
Locate these plants in a soft and deep, very well drained soil.
Notes Sweetscented bedstraw
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.