These plants are used in rock gardens. The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. Phlox divaricata laphamii Is an evergreen; during summer iIt assumes a bluepurple colouring; the adult specimens are large in size and reach 30 cm high.
Exposure Phlox divaricata laphamii
For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Phlox divaricata laphamii in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest 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 Phlox divaricata laphamii
Letís avoid watering the The Phlox divaricata laphamii 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 Phlox divaricata laphamii
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 Phlox divaricata laphamii
Locate these plants in a soft and deep, very well drained soil.
Notes Phlox divaricata laphamii
If desired, we can grow the The Phlox divaricata laphamii in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.