Gardening

Pretty and colorful flowering plants

Flowering plants are the most requested to have in the home. However, if you don’t have much experience in gardening, the ideal is that you choose specimens that are easy to grow. If you don’t know which ones to choose, here are 2 plants with beautiful and colorful flowers .

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Aleli

The wallflower known botanically as incana Matiola , is part of the cruciferous family of origin and the Mediterranean. It is an annual or biennial plant, pubescent, 40 to 60 cm tall, ideal for the garden and for cutting. Its leaves are oblong, 10 to 15 cm long by 5 or 6 cm wide, greyish green. Its flowers are single or double, about 3.5 cm in diameter, purple, red or white grouped in elongated inflorescences. They develop in spring.

Provide him with a fertile, deep and loose soil; substrate with river hangover; a sunny exposure; a humid atmosphere; moderate watering every 3 or 4 days; 200 grams of bone meal per square meter in the plantation.

Propagate wallflower by seed in the fall and avoid waterlogging at the roots. Its resistance to cold is moderate, it is affected by intense frosts. You also have to be careful with aphids; they are controlled with a systemic insecticide.

Daffodil

 

The Narcissus is a herbaceous plant with an ovoid bulb that can reach up to 40 cm high. It belongs to the amaryllidaceae family and is of European origin. Its destination is the garden, the balcony and the flowerpot and its adaptation is good, rustic and easy to grow.

Its leaves are flattened greyish green about 30 cm long and its trumpet-shaped flowers are 4 to 6 cm in diameter and can be single or double, white, yellow or orange. They develop from late winter.

Provide deep, well-draining fertile soil, intense light with direct sunlight in the morning, a humid atmosphere, moderate watering every 4 days during the growth and flowering stage, and 300 g of bone meal per square meter in The plantation; 30 grams of compound fertilizer in the spring. It propagates by bulbs in the fall.

Its resistance to cold is good, it resists frost, as well as it is resistant to parasitic causes. Pick up and separate the bulbs every 4 years.

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