INCARVILLEA delavayi 'Bees Pink'

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INCARVILLEA delavayi 'Bees Pink'

Hardy Gloxinia
Select Item No. IA041


1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Bignoniaceae
Origin: China
Special Features: Exceptionally large softer-pink blossoms. Large softer-pink blossoms, each with a yellow throat. Five to twelve horizontally arranged, trumpet-shaped blossoms are carried on stout flowering stems. The leaves accentuate the commanding flowers.
Historical: Jesuit priest, and legendary French plant collector, Jean David Delavay introduced over 1,000 Chinese species into cultivation in the late 19th century. The exotic Hardy Gloxinia was named in his honor.
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: soft pink with yellow throat
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: dark green, fern-like
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average / humus rich, fertile
Usage: for the rock garden
Portion weight: 0.4 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 7.14286 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
10 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 128
Sowing Direction:

(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):
Sowing to Germination: 2 - 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 12 - 16 weeks
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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