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Blue daisy Felicia amelloides Santa Anita

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Generalities Blue daisy
The Blue daisy Is small in size; in summer it assumes a bluepurple colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Blue daisy has a shrub- like development. Fertilization Blue daisy
Shrubs develop new shoots and prepare their flowers during the spring period, therefore we must remember, by the end of the winter, to give it a good dose of humus or mature manure, or granular slow release fertilizer, to be added to the soil at the foot of the plant. During the spring we can choose a fertilizer rich in nitrogen and potassium, to mix with the irrigating water, every 20-25 days. Exposure Blue daisySole pieno
The Blue daisy can't stand temperatures below zero; they should be grown in cold green houses or at least in a place where they are sheltered by the wind; when every risk of late freezings has gone by we can place them outside or remove the protections. The Blue daisy should be grown in a bright place, with direct sunlight.To prevent damage caused by the cold temperatures, during the months with definately harsh minimum temperatures, we can protect the shrubs by covering the soil around the stem with straw or dry leaves. Watering Blue daisyTenere asciutto
Water rarely, about once every 2-3 weeks with 1-2 buckets 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. If we want to grow these plants in a vase, we should water them a bit more often, compared to plants cultivated in the ground; Every 2-3 years we should renew the substratum in the vase, or enrich with organic amender. Treatments Blue daisy
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 Blue daisy
For these shrubs it’s necessary to choose a rich and deep substratum , which presents an excellent drainage.
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peat
sand
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Pumice
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continental
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mediterranean
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