DODECATHEON meadia 'Goliath'

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DODECATHEON meadia 'Goliath'

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Select Item No. DG423

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1000 Seeds

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The minimum order quantity for this article are 200 seeds.

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Plant Description

Article Type: (GOLD NUGGET SEED®)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Primulaceae
Origin: Eastern USA
Special Features: Elegant, larger flowers and strong sturdy stems. Excellent cut flower.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 1995.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: lilac-rose
Natural Flowering Period: May - June
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z7
Foliage: smooth, oblong
Growth Habit: rosettes / dwarf
Height with Flowers: 70 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: avoid lime / moist / average / humus rich, fertile
Location:
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.39432 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
2536
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats / 72
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: Varying temperatures beneficial, day 24°C, night 15°C.
Sowing to Germination: 3 - 4 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 6 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 8 - 12 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: There is no current research on vernalization but a prudent recommendation for any perennial would be 6-12 weeks (a few might need 15 weeks!) at an average daily temperature of 40°F (5°C). Exposure to cold may not be necessary for flowering but might improve quality.
Forcing: This species is not a suitable candidate for forcing.
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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