GENTIANA oschtenica

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GENTIANA oschtenica

Gentian
(verna ssp. oschtenica)
Select Item No. GG148

Also available as:

1000 Seeds

Quantitative Restriction

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: G. oschtenica comes from the mountain region in the Caucasus with almost same name as the species. Alpine meadows.
Special Features: Large flowering, a real rarity.The appearance of GENTIANA oschtenica reminds of G. verna, but with bright yellow flowers. Challenging in culture, but an impressive plant.
Historical: GENTIANA oschtenica also known as syn. G. verna var. oschtenica.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: brilliant yellow
Natural Flowering Period: April - May
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: lanceolate, green
Growth Habit: low-growing
Height with Flowers: 10 cm
Spacing between Plants: 15 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.1087 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
9200
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats
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 to Germination: 3 - 4 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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