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 Purple monkeyflower can bear temperatures a few degrees below zero.
Generalities Purple monkeyflower
The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. This plant in the summer assumes a pink colouring; it is small in size and can reach 60 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter. These plants are perennial herbs.
Fertilization Purple monkeyflower
In the spring letís 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.
Watering Purple monkeyflower
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water. These plants display a pretty long period of vegetational rest. During this time it isn't necessary to water the plants.
Treatments Purple monkeyflower
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 Purple monkeyflower
We suggest growing these plants in a slightly damp substratum, which isnít too drained.
Notes Purple monkeyflower
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