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Straw flower Helichrysum coralloides

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Watering Straw flowerTenere asciutto
These plants display a pretty long period of vegetational rest. During this time it isn't necessary to water the plants. Letís avoid watering the The Straw flower 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 .

Generalities Straw flower
The Straw flower has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. Straw flower Is an evergreen; during winter iIt assumes a green colouring; the adult specimens are large in size and reach 25 cm high. These plants are used in rock gardens.

Exposure Straw flowerSole pieno
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. 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.During this time of year we shouldn't worry about minimum temperatures, in fact the The Straw flower can bear temperatures a few degrees below zero.

Watering Straw flowerTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Straw flower 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 Straw flower
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 Straw flower
Locate these plants in a soft and deep, very well drained soil.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
5
1
4
0
0
1
continental
4
2
4
0
0
1
mediterranean
3
3
4
0
0
1

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Notes Straw flower

If desired, we can grow the The Straw flower in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area alpine mediterranean

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