CAMPANULA rotundifolia 'White Gem'

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CAMPANULA rotundifolia 'White Gem'

Select Item No. CA224

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Campanulaceae
Origin: Northern temperate regions all around the world.
Special Features: Reliable white flowering strain. Not only are the flowers white but the seeds, too. Innumerable pure white, large, bell-shaped flowers on flowering panicles. Perfectly suited for containers or in the rock garden for blooms all summer long. It is absolutely winter hardy and easy to grow from seed.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEED in 2002.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: pure white
Natural Flowering Period: June - October
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z2 - Z7
Foliage: round ground leaves, upper leaves lanceolate
Growth Habit: stoloniferous
Height with Flowers: 30 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.05882 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
17000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.5 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 8 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Anytime
Sowing to Germination: 2 - 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Vernalization: No vernalization required for flowering in the first year.
Forcing: Provide 16 hours of continuous lighting. During the short days of winter, provide a night interruption lighting of 4 hours between 10:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. 6-8 weeks to flower.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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