We advise cultivating the The Geranium dalmaticum outdoors, since it doesn't fear cold temperatures. These plants lose the aerial part during the coldest months of the year. As spring begins, stems and leaves quickly start to reproduce.We suggest to position the The Geranium dalmaticum in a sunny spot at least a few hours a day.
Cultivation Geranium dalmaticum
The Geranium dalmaticum is a plant for a rock garden. The Geranium dalmaticum is small in size and 10 cm in height; in the spring it assumes a pink colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. These plants grow covering the whole land at their disposal.
Fertilize Geranium dalmaticum
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.
Water Geranium dalmaticum
Water sporadically, with 2-3 glasses of water , leaving the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when watering we suggest avoiding excesses, but to wet the substratum well. Let's act every 1-2 weeks . Perennial plants are subject to some months of vegetational rest. During these months it isn't necessary to water them.
Pests Geranium dalmaticum
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.
Mold Geranium dalmaticum
We suggest a substratum characterized by an excellent drainage.
Plant Geranium dalmaticum
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.