ALYSSUM tortuosum var. obovatum

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ALYSSUM tortuosum var. obovatum

Madwort
Select Item No. AA332

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
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Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Brassicaceae
Origin: Russia, Alaska and Canada
Special Features: An abundance of brilliant yellow blooms.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow
Natural Flowering Period: April - June
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z2 - Z8
Foliage: obovate, silver-green
Growth Habit: compact / low-growing
Height with Flowers: 10 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average / poor, lean / warm
Location:
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.35714 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
2800
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
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.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
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: Light (100-150 ppm)
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