GENTIANA dinarica

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GENTIANA dinarica

Gentian
Select Item No. GG114

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1000 Seeds

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The minimum order quantity for this article are 200 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: Gentianaceae
Origin: Central and Southern Europe, Balkans: mountain areas.
Special Features: Large flowers, dark blue to azure, stemless with pointed petal tips without a green spot in the throat. GENTIANA dinarica belongs to G. acaulis group.
 
Basic Colour: (blue)
Flower Colour: dark blue
Natural Flowering Period: May - June
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: broad elliptic, glossy, dark green
Growth Habit: mat-forming / low-growing
Height with Flowers: 10 cm
Spacing between Plants: 10 cm
Soil Requirements: lime-loving, calcareous / well-drained / loamy
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.45662 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
2190
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats / 128
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):
Anytime
Sowing Time Hint: Requires 4-6 weeks for germination.
Sowing to Germination: 4 - 6 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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