Campanula Lotte

Campanula Lotte is a perennial that has many uses. Lotte is suitable as a houseplant and from May onwards also as a patio plant. It is characterized by its striking deep blue flowers, which make it a truly trendy product. It flowers very profusely for a period of around 6 weeks and is extremely suitable as a solo plant. Available from April - September.

When used indoors it requires a light position. When used outdoors it prefers a semi shade - sunny position. Fertilization: add plant food to the water once a month. Water Campanula Lotte regulary, avoid wilting. After flowering, the plant may be cut back and planted outdoors in the soil (try to find a spot in the garden that is not too wet). During the winter months, the plant will die back above ground. In late April,  Lotte will start to grow again and produce flowers in June and July.

Lotte can also be combined with other flowering plants. Tip: mix Lotte with white-flowering plants for a sophisticated colour combination.
When used as a houseplant: regularly allow the plant to soak up plenty of water in a washing-up bowl (30 minutes max) for an optimum result and prolonged flowering.

 

 

Cyclamen Maxiwella F1 Elegance

Cyclamen Maxiwella Elegance has, just like its little sister Miniwella Original, a striking presence. Its large flowers are namely wavy and frilly and this gives the plant a cheerful playful look.

Cyclamen belong to the primrose family (Primulaceae) and are native to Greece, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel and Tunisia.

Maxiwella Cyclamen are F1-hybrids, which means that the plants are strong and flower profusely.

 

 

 

 

Maxiwella Elegance Cyclamen have no problems with the living room climate. Even over a radiator, they will keep in good shape.
Deadheading and removal of yellow leaves is best done with a short sharp tug, thus ensuring that the entire stem is pulled off. This prevents stems rotting in the plant.
Water by submerging the pot in lukewarm water or by watering from the bottom of the plant using a dish placed under the pot.
Put Cyclamen in a light position but not in full sunlight.
When cared for properly, Cyclamen will continue to flower over a prolonged period.

- Cyclamen Maxiwella Elegance is a lovely, original plant that makes a wonderful gift!

Begonia SummerGlory

Begonia SummerGlory cuts a striking figure, because of its use as well as its look. On the windowsill, SummerGlory continues to flower for a long time and is easy to look after. It has beautiful double flowers and a light and playful look with its summery colour and small leaves. SummerGlory prefers a light position in the home but not in full sun. In summer, it also thrives in the garden in a position in semi shade. It flowers continuously until late September.

The pot ball should remain moist; water logging should not occur. It also appreciates a refreshing shower with a plant spray but be sure not to spray on the flowers. Regularly add some general houseplant fertilizer to the water.
 

Faded flowers can be removed; this deadheading ensures a longer life for the plant.

Cyclamen Miniwella F1 Original

Cyclamen Miniwella Original has a striking presence. Its large flowers are namely wavy and frilly and this gives the plant a cheerful playful look.

Cyclamen belong to the primrose family (Primulaceae) and are native to Greece, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel and Tunisia.

Miniwella Cyclamen are F1-hybrids, which means that the plants are strong and flower profusely.

 

Miniwella Original Cyclamen have no problems with the living room climate. Even over a radiator, they will keep in good shape.
Deadheading and removal of yellow leaves is best done with a short sharp tug, thus ensuring that the entire stem is pulled off. This prevents stems rotting in the plant.
Water by submerging the pot in lukewarm water or by watering from the bottom of the plant using a dish placed under the pot.
Put Cyclamen in a light position but not in full sunlight.

- Cyclamen Miniwella Original is a lovely, original plant that makes a wonderful gift!

- Why not check out Miniwella Bellissima as well!

Begonia Solenia series

Begonia Solenia is amongst the best performing garden begonias. Solenia will thrive even in sunny positions.
Solenias are available in many different colours from various garden centres and florists from April until August.
Solenia flowers with graceful double blooms and continues to flower all through summer.  By nature, Solenias are compact and therefore do not require any support. The plant will ultimately reach a height of about 30-40 cm.
As soon as there is no more chance of night frosts, Solenias deserve a prominent position on the patio, in the garden or in a hanging basket.

Solenia prefers a position sheltered from wind in the sun or semi shade. Water frequently, adding fertilizer to the water on a regular basis. Deadhead the plant to promote continued flowering.
Ensure good drainage of any surplus water.

Do not put Solenia outside until there is no more danger of night frosts.
Solenias are very suitable for planting in large pots on the patio. However, do ensure good drainage.
Deadheading stops the plants setting seeds. This way, Solenias will flower more profuse and prolonged.

Cyperus Zumula

Cyperus is mainly known as the umbrella plant, umbrella palm or as umbrella grass.  Cyperus alternifolius Zumula is the most compact variety within the Cyperus family and therefore very suitable for the living room.
When looking at the origins of Cyperus, you will discover that these plants are mainly found in tropical and subtropical countries, especially in swamp like areas. No wonder that Cyperus Zumula likes plenty of water!  
As a young plant, the umbrella plant looks like a fresh green, tall grass. When the plant matures, the well known little umbrellas start appearing.
If you have a cat, beware! Cats do love to nibble this plant…
However, the plant is not poisonous and cats will feast on the tender blades and leave little or nothing of the plant.
Cyperus variety Zumula is available all year round from local florists or garden centres.

Cyperus alternifolius Zumula prefers a light and warm place in the home. Be sure to shade it from direct sunlight.
Cyperus needs more water than the average houseplant. Therefore, never allow the pot ball to dry out completely and keep it nice and moist by watering regularly. Any surplus water should be able to drain away. The plants also appreciates a refreshing shower with a plant spray.

In case the pot ball becomes too dry and/or the atmospheric humidity too low, the blades may turn brown.
Regularly add some plant food to the water.