Let's grow the The Showy baby's-breath outdoors; they can bear very harsh minimum temperatures, even when many degrees below zero. 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.Let's grow the The Showy baby's-breath in a luminous place, with direct sunlight.
Care Showy baby's-breath
These plants have a one or two year development. This plant in the spring, summer, autumn, winter assumes a white colouring; it is medium in size and can reach 60 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.
Feed Showy baby's-breath
In the spring let’s 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.
Irrigation Showy baby's-breath
We suggest watering the The Showy baby's-breath every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water , which means when the soil has been dry for days; if the season should be very hot and arid we can intensify the quantity of irrigations, although we must avoid leaving the substratum soaked with water. These plants display a pretty long period of vegetational rest. During this time it isn't necessary to water the plants.
Adversity Showy baby's-breath
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 aren’t 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.
Substrate Showy baby's-breath
Locate these plants in a soft and deep, very well drained soil.
Cultivate Showy baby's-breath
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.