Gardening

3 pretty and colorful perennial herbaceous plants

If you want to fill your home and life, then I will leave you the characteristics and the care of 3 beautiful and colorful herbaceous perennial plants.

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Love bond

The love bond , also called Chlorophytum comosum, is part of the Liliaceae family and is native to South Africa. It is a perennial herbaceous plant, with stolons; up to 0.50-0.60 m in height, which has linear leaves 25-30 cm long and whitish flowers, 6 to 8 mm in diameter, arranged in clusters and not very showy; appear in Summer.

It is undemanding to the soil, it only needs black soil. Avoid midday sunlight in summer and remember that it tolerates up to 5 ° C. Water once a week in winter; every 2-3 days in summer and with a solution of 0.5 grams of ammonium sulfate per liter of water in spring.

It propagates by stolons and bush separation in spring. Cut the dry leaves and change the pot every year in spring.

Calendula

The calendula , also called Calendula officinalis , is part of the family Compositae and is native to southern Europe. It is an annual or biennial plant 20-40 cm high, branched from the base, with simple light green leaves 8 to 15 cm long and flowers in 5-10 cm diameter chapters, yellow or orange; they appear in late fall and early summer.

It prefers a loose and fertile soil, with a river undertow to achieve a light substrate and direct sunlight. It is easy to grow and tolerates -3 ° C.

Water twice a week in winter; every day in spring and summer and compost with dry manure (it can replace the river hangover in the preparation of the bed). Sow in fall and cut off the dried inflorescences. The “powdery mildew” affects the foliage in humid environments.

Little bunny

The bunny is part of the Scrofulariaceae family and is native to the Mediterranean Basin. It is an erect perennial herbaceous to semi-herbaceous plant, up to one meter high, which has small, simple 5 to 7 cm long and 2-3 cm long flowers arranged in inflorescence. Of varied colors: white, yellow, orange, pink, red, etcetera; appear from spring to fall.

Prefers a loose and fertile; equal parts black earth and river undertow and more than 4 hours of sunlight per day.

Water every 2-3 days and fertilize with 100 grams of bone meal per square meter of flowerbed when planting. It propagates by sowing in spring and autumn.

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