AQUILEGIA buergeriana 'Calimero'

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GOLD NUGGET SEED ® AQUILEGIA buergeriana  'Calimero' Seeds

AQUILEGIA buergeriana 'Calimero'

[Blackcurrant Ice]
Select Item No. AG601

Also available as:

1000 Seeds

Quantitative Restriction

The minimum order quantity for this article are 150 seeds.

There are no units prepacked, any seed amount ( > minimum quantity) is weighed individually.

Plant Description

Article Type: (GOLD NUGGET SEED ®)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Ranunculaceae
Origin: Japan
Special Features: Dwarf flowering seed strain with compact habit, and flowers with purple wine-red petals and soft-yellow tubed-shaped corolla. Even spurs. The dwarf, compact habit makes it well-suited for container production.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2000. Named after an Italian cartoon character named Calimero, a baby chicken, who roamed the world with half an egg on its head.
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: bi-colored blossoms which are purple wine-red and soft-yellow
Natural Flowering Period: May - June
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z9
Foliage: three-lobed leaves
Growth Habit: compact
Height with Flowers: 20 cm
Spacing between Plants: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Usage: for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Portion weight: 0.125 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.83333 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 4 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(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: 3 - 4 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
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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