Lisianthus or Eustoma grandiflorum flowers have an elegant and delicate appearance, it is also known as Japanese rose, for some time it has become the favorite flower of florists when decorating wedding bouquets. In this article, we teach you how to grow lisianthus flowers in your home so that you can enjoy its rich color range that includes white, lilac, blue, purple, yellow, and pink flowers.
How to grow lisianthus flowers or Japanese rose
If you want to have Japanese roses at home, you have to know well their care and how they are grown. So, to know how to grow lisianthus flowers, follow these simple tips:
- Start by filling the planter or pot where you are going to grow the lisianthus with three parts of black soil each of coarse river sand.
- Then add horse or bovine manure to the substrate to enrich it and improve the structure.
- Sow the lisianthus seeds spreading them evenly across the surface.
- Cover the seeds with a thin layer of black soil and water with a stream in the form of rain.
- Place the planter or flowerpot in a place in the house where the ambient temperature is around 25 or 30ºC.
- It is not necessary to expose lisianthus to direct sunlight, flowering is not influenced by the number of hours of light that the plant receives.
- When a variable period of 90-120 days passes, flowering occurs. You can keep the flowers on the plant or also use them as decorative flowers by cutting them and placing them in vases.