DIGITALIS purpurea 'Monstrosa'

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DIGITALIS purpurea 'Monstrosa'

Select Item No. DA399

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One Portion is usually sufficient for 50-100 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Biennial
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Special Features: Every stem topped with an unusual large single flower. Biennial to short-lived.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream / pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: white and pink
Natural Flowering Period: June - July
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: large foliage, slightly felty
Growth Habit: evergreen / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 120 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / average
Location:
Characteristics: toxic plant
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.1 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
10000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.5 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.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Anytime
Sowing Time Hint: Later sowing early summer for overwintering crop is possible.
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")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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