Malvastrum is from Central and South America. This plant belongs to the family of malvaceae. Without exaggeration, Malvastrum can be called a small blooming miracle.
Malvastrum (Malvastrum) - a genus of plants from the family Malvaceae (Malvaceae), which includes more than 30 species of perennial plants.
- Description of Malvastrum
- Malvastrum Care
- Growing Malvastrum
Description of Malvastrum
Malvastrum - creeping and erect grassy perennials, or small shrubs reaching a height of one meter, from the dry regions of the tropics and subtropics.
Malvastrum is distinguished by abundant flowering. The flowers of the plant are separate, small, dark pink shades. With careful care, flowering can be observed throughout the summer.
The leaves of different species are different, but usually lobed, somewhat similar to the leaves of abutilon, but only slightly smaller.
Frost resistance is different for different species - some can withstand only the most minor frosts. In our latitudes, malvastrum is often grown as an annual in open ground, or in a pot culture.
Malvastrum is located in a sunny open area. In the initial phase of growth, the plant is watered moderately, slightly moistening the earth. Fertilizer is applied every two weeks throughout the summer.
Malvastrum can tolerate temporary drought, although additional watering in the warmest months makes the plant more decorative.
In order to stimulate subsequent flowering, the plant needs to cut off faded shoots.
For wintering, malvastrum is brought into the room in a bright place. The maximum air temperature should be from eight to twelve degrees of heat. In spring, pruning and transplanting to a new land. Type of decoration - the bush is decorated with a pyramid or a separate stem. Cut to the desired shape in early spring.
Reproduction of malvastrum is carried out by seeds in the spring or green cuttings in the summer.