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2008
Pimelea physodes
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Pimelea physodes is a species indigenous to Australia. Stem erect, branched, 0.2-1 m high and 80 cm in diameter. Leaves opposite, Sesia, elliptic, acute nested. Capital terminal, solitary, nutant, large bracts, 4-6 cm, yellow, green, red or purple, perianth roots, the average tube, stamens long.

Blooming period - July to October.

Pollination is done by insects and birds.

Water - needs moist soil, regular watering.

Fertilization - from planting to bring 10 g of phosphorus on the soil surface. Once every 2-3 months is fertilizeaza nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and calcium 1:1:0,1:0,1.

Temperature - min / max 10/20 °C but can grow in regions with temperatures of 12/23 °C.

Light - in semi-shade in summer.

Soil - prefer soil with gravel and sand can be planted if they are provisioned with thebye. Clay-sandy soils. Soil pH 5.5-6.5.

Reproduction - by grafting are less sensitive to soil.

Tonsure - the first year, trimming should be easy. Ulterioir, cuttings are made each year by crossing flowers, cutting the 1 / 3 of height.

Diseases and pests - Botrytis causes hair leaves, flowers Epiphyas liadelpha attack.

References

Fiona Oqilvie - A Country Garden - Rosenberg Publishing, 2007

Klaus Kubitzki, Clemens Bayer - The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants - Springer, 2002

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