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Calandrinia spp Plant Care Reminders

Redmaids

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General Information

  • Instruction By Julie Bawden-Davis
    Notes Grown for their cup-shaped, brightly colored flowers, these clumping evergreen annual and perennial flowering plants are native to temperate Pacific coastal regions of North and South America.
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Plant Care Instruction

  • Scroll down or click on any month for plant care instructions
    • April
    • May
    • June
    • July
    • August
    • September
    • October
    April
    1. Propagate

    Propagate from new growth in a mixture of half sand and half peat moss.
    May
    1. Plant

    Plant in a rich, well-draining soil in a sunny location.
    2. Fertilize

    Feed once with a well-balanced, organic fertilizer designed for blooming plants.
    3. Water

    Keep plant moderately moist until established, at which point they can experience short periods of drought. Water when the top inch of soil has dried.
    4. Mulch

    Maintain a 2- to 3-inch layer of shredded bark around the base of the plant.
    5. Propagate

    Propagate from new growth in a mixture of half sand and half peat moss.
    June
    1. Buy

    Buy when in bloom.
    2. Plant

    Plant in a rich, well-draining soil in a sunny location.
    3. Fertilize

    Feed once with a well-balanced, organic fertilizer designed for blooming plants.
    4. Water

    Keep plant moderately moist until established, at which point they can experience short periods of drought. Water when the top inch of soil has dried.
    5. Mulch

    Maintain a 2- to 3-inch layer of shredded bark around the base of the plant.
    July
    1. Buy

    Buy when in bloom.
    2. Plant

    Plant in a rich, well-draining soil in a sunny location.
    3. Fertilize

    Feed once with a well-balanced, organic fertilizer designed for blooming plants.
    4. Water

    Keep plant moderately moist until established, at which point they can experience short periods of drought. Water when the top inch of soil has dried.
    5. Mulch

    Maintain a 2- to 3-inch layer of shredded bark around the base of the plant.
    August
    1. Buy

    Buy when in bloom.
    2. Plant

    Plant in a rich, well-draining soil in a sunny location.
    3. Fertilize

    Feed once with a well-balanced, organic fertilizer designed for blooming plants.
    4. Water

    Keep plant moderately moist until established, at which point they can experience short periods of drought. Water when the top inch of soil has dried.
    5. Mulch

    Maintain a 2- to 3-inch layer of shredded bark around the base of the plant.
    September
    1. Water

    Keep plant moderately moist until established, at which point they can experience short periods of drought. Water when the top inch of soil has dried.
    2. Mulch

    Maintain a 2- to 3-inch layer of shredded bark around the base of the plant.
    October
    1. Water

    Keep plant moderately moist until established, at which point they can experience short periods of drought. Water when the top inch of soil has dried.
  • Buy

    When's the best time to buy this plant? When can you buy these from seed (if you can)? When is it usually available? What are things to look for when you're buying it? Or anything other tidbit of information you can share!

    June

    Buy when in bloom.

    July

    Buy when in bloom.

    August

    Buy when in bloom.

    Plant

    When's a good time to plant this plant or bulb? Any special planting instructions?

    May

    Plant in a rich, well-draining soil in a sunny location.

    June

    Plant in a rich, well-draining soil in a sunny location.

    July

    Plant in a rich, well-draining soil in a sunny location.

    August

    Plant in a rich, well-draining soil in a sunny location.

    Fertilize

    When should you fertilize this plant? Which kind of fertilizer do you recommend? Should you use different fertilizers at different times of year?

    May

    Feed once with a well-balanced, organic fertilizer designed for blooming plants.

    June

    Feed once with a well-balanced, organic fertilizer designed for blooming plants.

    July

    Feed once with a well-balanced, organic fertilizer designed for blooming plants.

    August

    Feed once with a well-balanced, organic fertilizer designed for blooming plants.

    Water

    Is there a time to reduce or increase watering? Any special requirements? Things to avoid during certain times of the year?

    May

    Keep plant moderately moist until established, at which point they can experience short periods of drought. Water when the top inch of soil has dried.

    June

    Keep plant moderately moist until established, at which point they can experience short periods of drought. Water when the top inch of soil has dried.

    July

    Keep plant moderately moist until established, at which point they can experience short periods of drought. Water when the top inch of soil has dried.

    August

    Keep plant moderately moist until established, at which point they can experience short periods of drought. Water when the top inch of soil has dried.

    September

    Keep plant moderately moist until established, at which point they can experience short periods of drought. Water when the top inch of soil has dried.

    October

    Keep plant moderately moist until established, at which point they can experience short periods of drought. Water when the top inch of soil has dried.

    Mulch

    Does this plant need to be mulched? Are there specific types of Mulch which are better for this plant? How much?

    May

    Maintain a 2- to 3-inch layer of shredded bark around the base of the plant.

    June

    Maintain a 2- to 3-inch layer of shredded bark around the base of the plant.

    July

    Maintain a 2- to 3-inch layer of shredded bark around the base of the plant.

    August

    Maintain a 2- to 3-inch layer of shredded bark around the base of the plant.

    September

    Maintain a 2- to 3-inch layer of shredded bark around the base of the plant.

    Propagate

    When's a good time to divide, take cuttings, layer or propagate this plant. Any special requirements?

    April

    Propagate from new growth in a mixture of half sand and half peat moss.

    May

    Propagate from new growth in a mixture of half sand and half peat moss.

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