The Lenten rose plant can be grown in the garden throughout the whole year. It doesn't fear cold weather and it bears very harsh minimum temperatures. Usually during the coldest periods of the year the aerial part of these plants dries; it will begin to develop again the spring after.Locate this plant in a partially shady place, where it can receive the sunrays during the coolest hours of the day.
Generalities Lenten rose
The Lenten rose develops like a perennial herb. Lenten rose isn't an evergreen; during the winter it assumes a purple colouring; the adult species are small in size and reach 45 cm in height. The development of the The Lenten rose is
Fertilization Lenten rose
In the spring let’s remember to fertilize our perennial plants, using a slow release granular fertilizer, to add in one solution every 3-4 months. If desired we can also use a liquid fertilizer for flowering plants, to mix with the irrigation water every 20-25 days.
Watering Lenten rose
We suggest watering these plants only from time to time, but we must remember to wet the soil deeply using 2-3 glasses of water every 1-2 weeks . Generally during the period of vegetatational rest it isn't necessary to water our perennial plants, which in many cases lose their aerial part.
Treatments Lenten rose
The spring weather, with a high temperature swing between the day and night hours, and pretty frequent rains, can favour the development of fungus diseases, which should be treated pre-emptively with a systemic fungicide, to use before the gems grow excessively; at the end of the winter we also suggest a wide range insecticide to prevent the attack of aphids and cochineals. We should always remember to do these treatments when there aren't flowerings in the garden.
Soil Lenten rose
Grow these perennial plants in a very well drained substratum.
Notes - Lenten rose
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.