ARENARIA montana

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ARENARIA montana

Sandwort
[Avalanche, Snowwhite]
Select Item No. AG852

Also available as:

1000 Seeds

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The minimum order quantity for this article are 100 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: Caryophyllaceae
Origin: European Alps
Distinction: Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from the Royal Horticultural Society.
Special Features: Low mounds with lovely white large flowers.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: May - August
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: grey-green
Growth Habit: cushion / hanging, trailing, weeping
Height with Flowers: 10 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.33333 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
750
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 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 Time Hint: Requires 4-6 weeks for germination.
Sowing to Germination: 4 - 6 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: 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: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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