The flower of Cannes in height can reach 2 meters, has large oblong leaf blades, up to 50 cm in length, and up to 25 in width. The color of the leaf blades can be all shades of green.
The flowers are very large and have a lemon, pink color, purple shades. The most popular are these plants for growing in gardens and cottages. They are well suited for landscaping sites and areas in front of the house.
Due to their large size, they create a unique composition. But, in addition, Cannes is great for growing in the garden or at home. At home, it is contained in large tubs or outdoor pots.
The cultivation of this beautiful flower in the indoor environment should be selected appropriate varieties, preferably undersized to fit in the room, on the balcony, or loggia.
Climate: Tropical Watering: Medium Soil pH: Neutral 6,5 – 7,0 Season of Interest: Summer Sunlight: Full Sun Soil Type: Peat, Sand Foliage: Herbaceous
Cannes seeds have a very hard shell, which must be softened before sowing. Scald the seeds with boiling water and hold them in a thermos in warm water for 3-4 hours. Or for 12 hours on a hot battery. Or freeze for 1-2 hours in the refrigerator.
Seeds should be sown in February, the soil should be light, the temperature is 22-23 ºC, the room should be partial shade. Shoots appear in 3-4 weeks, and when they have 3-4 leaves, dive them into separate pots, in which they will be at a temperature of 16 ºC before planting in the ground.
Some seedlings can bloom this year, and some will bloom only next year.
The optimum temperature is about 20-26 degrees Celsius. In such conditions, the flower develops well. The room should be ventilated.
Cannes is a light-loving plant, so you need to place it in a Sunny place. Well suited for this purpose, the windowsill with a southern or western side. You can put Cannes in front of the window on the floor. She is not afraid of sunlight, so it is not necessary to apply.
Watering is necessary regular, but moderate until shoots appear. When Cannes blooms, watering should become more abundant, but do not overdo it: waterlogging can cause fungal or bacterial diseases that lead to blackening and death of buds.
A mixture of turf, leaf soil with peat, and sand. It is good to pour a layer of expanded clay or other drainage material on the bottom of the pot. Then the top layer of soil is poured, and the plant is placed in a pot.
From all parties add the necessary quantity of the earth and slightly condense. Transplant flower carries well, so it can be carried out in any period of vegetation. To ensure that the water does not stagnate in the pot, the soil should be periodically loosened. Loosening also helps to saturate the soil with oxygen.
Care for the plant after transplantation is the same as the rest of the time.
Please seeds stored in a cool, dry place.
The volume of the soil should keep a distance of 1-2cm from the rim of the pot
No need to water too often, keep the soil moderately moist
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