Garden flowers

Incarvillea: a rustic and decorative flower


The incarvillea is a rustic yet very decorative flower with its beautiful rosettes of flowers.

In summary, what you need to know:

Last name : Incarvillea
Family : Bignoniaceae
Type : Perennial

Height
: 40 to 60 cm
Exposure : Sunny and partial shade
Ground : Rather rich

Flowering : May to June

Easy to maintain, it is often used to hunt moles even if its effect is disputed ...

Planting and sowing incarvillea

There are 14 varieties of Incarvillea, but Incarvillea delavayi is the most common.

Planting incarvillea:

It is recommended to plant the incarvillea in autumn. The plantation in spring is possible but be sure to water regularly.

Make a hole about 10/12 cm deep and keep a spacing of 15/20 cm between each rhizome.

  • Easy multiplication by division of the tuft in the fall or early spring.

Incarvillea sowing:

We can sow the seeds of incarvillae in spring, from February to May under shelter and in May-June directly in the ground.

For seedlings under cover, wait until the Ice Saints are over before planting.

  • Flowering will only take place 2 to 3 years after sowing

Size of the incarvillea

No pruning is necessary.

You can remove the faded flowers as you go, this stimulates the appearance of new flowers.

To know about the incarvillea

These pretty little perennials offer beautiful spring blooming that lasts until early summer.

Forming pink, mauve or white trumpets depending on the species, it will find its place in a bed, on the edge or in a planter.

Smart tip about the incarvillea

An amendment is desirable because the nutritional requirements of this plant are important.

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