Advice 1: What flowers to plant in pots on the street

Potted flowers are perfect for balconies and loggias and also for decoration of country houses and other buildings. Flowers in pots it is easy to create fragrant flower beds, even where practically no free space.
What flowers to plant in pots on the street

Impatiens


Gentle fun flowers "Impatiens" will complement the beauty and ease the design of any room or street. It is a picky plant blooms profusely in pots and in open ground.

The Ceduna Morgan


This plant is also called donkey tail or monkey tail. During flowering on its long stems, covered with thick fleshy leaves, there are beautiful tassels made of small pink flowers. This undemanding plant reveals all its beauty in bright sunlight and does not tolerate shade.

Chrysanthemum


These flowers grow well on the ground and in pots. Chrysanthemums bloom in mid-summer and bloom until fall, without requiring special attention. They tolerate the abundant sun and the shadow side. The variety of colors and shapes of chrysanthemums enable you to create striking compositions in pots and baskets.

Fountain grass


Very unusual plant will serve as a great decor pieces and also will be nice to grow your own. In good light and moderate watering fountain grass will be sprouting on schedule all year round.

Tradescantia


This is one of the most unpretentious flowers that easily grow in pots and in open ground. Tradescantia has different colors of leaves and flowers depending on the plant variety. As a rule, variegated leaves of this plant are accompanied by a white, lilac or blue flowers of small size.

Verbena


This is a popular plant in many flower gardens and gardeners. Due to the different varieties and colors of verbena actively decorates flower beds, slides, and also looks great in hanging pots. The main condition for constant flowering verbena – is the presence of moist soil. It is a photophilous plant is wary of direct sunlight.

Lobelia


For long-flowering annual Lobelia requires simple care and timely watering. This flower should be protected from direct sunlight and to prevent the drying of soil in the pot. White, cyan, blue and purple Lobelia flower form a continuous blooming flower bed, and hanging from the pot, beautifully envelop him.

Petunia


One of the most popular country, street and garden ornamental plants. These flowers do not require special care, but long-lasting bloom with beautiful buds. There are different varieties of Petunia that differ in size, color and shape of flowers.

Advice 2: Why no blooms Petunia on the balcony in the summer

Petunia is a beautiful plant that usually blooms very profusely. However, some gardeners than once faced such problem as "the failure" of the representative flora bloom. The reasons for the lack of colors in petunias may be several.
Why no blooms Petunia on the balcony in the summer

Problems with flowering petunias observed mainly in potted representatives, that is, those that are grown at home or on the balcony. If you look at the plants that grow in the ground, almost all of them abundantly and beautifully in bloom. The flowers in the pots have color only in those cases, if the container in which they are planted, wide and deep.

It is worth remembering that Petunia only feel good in a large amount of land, so if you wish to see on the balcony floriferous plants, then planted one stalk in a container of not less than five liters.

If petunias are already planted in small pots, and the number of buds themselves are very small, and there is a way out. First wait until the plant will bloom. Further, when the number of colors will be more than buds, cut their stems by a third, remove the flower from the pot and cut the roots in half. Take the pot two times bigger than the previous and put Petunia in fresh soil. Put the pot in a shaded area for a week previously to feed the plants (for feeding, for example, "Monophosphate" or "Akvarin"), and over time move on the sun.

Quite on the growth and formation of new buds is affected by caring for Petunia. That the plant bloomed for a long time and abundantly, you will need to perform the following sanitary procedures:

- if the flower in the sky, and has few side stems, then you need to nip off the tip of the longest shoots;

- you must daily remove the fading flowers, and together with the peduncles (if this is not done, the plant will devote all his strength on the formation of bolls);

- be sure to remove the dry leaves, especially in the lower part;

- time to water and feed in a timely manner. Petunias like excessive watering and do not tolerate lack of moisture.

Generally, these flowers love the heat and the light, the optimum temperature for growing is 25 degrees, however the 30 degree heat they transfer well. If Petunia does not bloom, then revise these conditions if necessary, insulate the balcony and install artificial lighting.

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