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.
Temperatures Prostrate speedwell
Plant which needs at least a few hours a day of sunlight. We suggest growing the The Prostrate speedwell outdoors year round, as they don't fear cold weather.These plants lose the aerial part during the coldest months of the year. As spring begins, stems and leaves quickly start to reproduce.
Irrigation Prostrate speedwell
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 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.
Substrate Prostrate speedwell
We suggest a substratum characterized by an excellent drainage.
Cultivate 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.