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Virginia bluebells Mertensia virginica

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Generalities Virginia bluebells
These plants are perennial herbs. The Virginia bluebells has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. This plant in the spring assumes a blue colouring; it is small in size and can reach 30 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter.

Exposure Virginia bluebellsPosizione ombreggiata
Plant which favours shady spots, avoid exposing it to direct sunrays, especially during the warmest hours of the day. 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.

Watering Virginia bluebellsTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the the Virginia bluebells 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 Virginia bluebells
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 Virginia bluebells
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 Virginia bluebells

There aren't any notes. 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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