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Doronic: planting and maintenance for a beautiful flowering


Doronic is both hardy and easy to care for, offering a beautiful yellow bloom in spring.

In summary, what you need to know:

Last name : Oriental Doronicum
Family : Asteraceae
Type : Perennial

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

Flowering : April May

The foliage is low but the flowers easily climb to almost 1 m in height.

Planting doronic

Planting of doronic is preferably done in the fall, mixed with flowering plants.

  • Doronics need as much sunlight as possible to flower, even partial shade.
  • These flowers love cool soil
  • Observe a spacing of 30/40 cm between each foot.
  • Multiplication by division of the tuft in spring.

advice : Summer mulching keeps the soil cool and moist, which is essential for doronic to thrive.

Doronic maintenance

Easy to grow and maintain, the doronic requires almost no care when properly installed.

  • Cut off any faded flowers and cut back as short as possible in the fall.
  • The flowers will regrow the following spring.

Watering doronic, doronicum:

It is a drought-prone plant, especially if grown in containers.

In summer, water in hot weather and prolonged drought.

As mentioned above, good mulching prevents 1 in 2 waterings.

Good to know about doronic

This perennial, which blooms in early spring, has the particularity of offering a very beautiful golden yellow, lively and bright, heralding the beginnings of summer.

Relatively easy to grow and maintain, you will set it up in a bed where it can flourish with other perennials or at the foot of trees which, at this time, will still be budding.

Doronic is part of the asteraceae family and as such is often called a daisy as are most of these flowers.

Doronic are resistant to cold and frost since their hardiness is in the range of -25 to -30 °.

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