The Prostrate speedwell is a plant for a rock garden. These plants grow covering the whole land at their disposal. The Prostrate speedwell is large in size and 20 cm in height; in the summer it assumes a blue colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year.
Exposure Prostrate speedwell
The Prostrate speedwell should be grown in a bright place, with direct sunlight. The Prostrate speedwell should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero.These plants lose the aerial part during the coldest months of the year. As spring begins, stems and leaves quickly start to reproduce.
Watering Prostrate speedwell
Water rarely, about once every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down. Perennial plants are subject to some months of vegetational rest. During these months it isn't necessary to water them.
Treatments Prostrate speedwell
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.
Soil Prostrate speedwell
We suggest a substratum characterized by an excellent drainage.
Notes Prostrate speedwell
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.