Plant which needs at least a few hours a day of sunlight. These plants lose the aerial part during the coldest months of the year. As spring begins, stems and leaves quickly start to reproduce.We suggest growing the The Rock soapwort outdoors year round, as they don't fear cold weather.
Care Rock soapwort
These plants grow covering the whole land at their disposal. The Rock soapwort is small in size and 8 cm in height; in the summer it assumes a pink colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. The Rock soapwort is a plant for a rock garden.
Feed Rock soapwort
We suggest adding to the irrigation water, in the spring, every 20-25 days, a specific fertilizer for flowering plants. We can also mix to the soil near the plants a granular slow release fertilizer, which has a 3-4 month action.
Irrigation Rock soapwort
Watering takes place only when the soil has been dry for days, usually every 1-2 weeks can be enough; if the climate is particularly hot we can slightly intensify the irrigations, using 2-3 glasses of water . Perennial plants are subject to some months of vegetational rest. During these months it isn't necessary to water them.
Adversity Rock soapwort
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.
Substrate Rock soapwort
We suggest a substratum characterized by an excellent drainage.
Cultivate - Rock soapwort
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. 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 continental mediterranean