CALANDRINIA umbellata

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CALANDRINIA umbellata

Rock Purslane
[Purple Moon, Ruby Tuesday]
Select Item No. CA022

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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: Portulacaceae
Origin: Peru, Chile: roadsides, scree, volcanic sands.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: bright red-violet
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z7 - Z10
Foliage: basal, grassy to linear-lanceolate, hirsute, green
Growth Habit: groundcover / cushion / compact
Height with Flowers: 15 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / poor, lean / warm
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.12987 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
7700
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.

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