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. For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Synthyris stellata 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.
Fertilization Synthyris stellata
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.
Generalities Synthyris stellata
The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. These plants are used in rock gardens. This plant in the spring assumes a bluepurple colouring; it is small in size and can reach 15 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter.
Watering Synthyris stellata
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 Synthyris stellata
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 Synthyris stellata
We suggest growing these plants in a slightly damp substratum, which isnít too drained.
Notes Synthyris stellata
If desired, we can grow the The Synthyris stellata in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.