ARABIS caucasica 'Compinkie'

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ARABIS caucasica 'Compinkie'

Rock Cress
[Pinkie]
Select Item No. AA812

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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: Brassicaceae
Origin: Southern Europe to Iran
Special Features: Dozens of intense pink flowers. Early spring flowering.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: intense pink
Natural Flowering Period: March - April
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z7
Foliage: small, velvety, grey-green
Growth Habit: cushion-forming
Height with Flowers: 15 cm
Spacing between Plants: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.25641 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
3900
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 4 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
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):
Anytime
Sowing to Germination: 3 - 4 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 weeks
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: This species is not a suitable candidate for forcing.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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