The Phlox douglasii should be preferably located in a place where it can have at least a few hours a day of direct 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.These plants aren't afraid of the cold weather and can be grwon in the garden throughout the whole year.
Cultivation Phlox douglasii
The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. Phlox douglasii Is an evergreen; during summer iIt assumes a bluepurple colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 5 cm high. These plants are used in rock gardens.
Fertilize Phlox douglasii
In the spring let’s 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.
Water Phlox douglasii
Let's water abundantly, moistening the soil deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , but let's act only when the substratum is dry, leaving it dry even for 1-2 weeks before watering it. These plants display a pretty long period of vegetational rest. During this time it isn't necessary to water the plants.
Pests Phlox douglasii
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 aren’t 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.
Mold Phlox douglasii
Locate these plants in a soft and deep, very well drained soil.
Plant Phlox douglasii
If desired, we can grow the The Phlox douglasii in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.
This page concerns the weather mediterranean it is possible to choose another climate area alpine continental