Garden flowers

Convolvulus: Turkish bindweed


The convolvulus is a very decorative Mediterranean ground cover to adorn flower beds, borders and flower beds.

It is also a very pretty flower that will adorn your garden from spring to fall.

In summary, what you need to know:

Last name : Convolvulus cneorum
Family : Convolvulaceae
Type : Perennial

Height
: 40 to 50 cm
Exposure : Sunny
Ground : Ordinary

Flowering : May to October

Planting convolvulus

Planting the convolvulus is an important step because it conditions the recovery, growth and flowering of the convolvulus over the seasons.

Sowing convolvulus:

Convolvulus is sown in early spring, starting in April in areas with a fairly mild climate, and in May, after the last frosts, elsewhere.

  • The convolvulus needs sun and heat but not hot
  • Sow directly in place in well-drained soil
  • Water regularly but lightly after sowing, at least until emergence and then decrease as you go.

Planting convolvulus:

It is recommended that perennial convolvulus be planted in the spring or fall. it is a plant that thrives in the ground as well as in a pot on the edge of a terrace.

  • As for sowing, choose a sunny spot
  • Make sure the soil is very well drained and therefore does not retain water
  • Water lightly after planting then decrease as you go

Caring for convolvulus

A quintessential creeper, convolvulus tends to spread dramatically without much being done.

The convolvulus requires almost no care and mainly afraid of excess water.

To keep a compact habit and densify the convolvulus, it is possible to prune after flowering.

Things to know about convolvulus

Convolvulus, also known as Turkish bindweed, chameleon bindweed or silver bindweed, is a pretty plant with silvery foliage and characteristic white flowers resembling that of the bindweed that gave it this name.

Its bloom, which lasts from spring to autumn, offers pretty flowers of an almost immaculate white.

  • Convolvulus is an excellent ground cover.
  • The convolvulus is a very melliferous plant which makes it an ideal flower to have in the orchard

Smart tip about convolvulus

The cuttings is very easy on the convolvulus.

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