GENTIANA verna ssp. tergestina

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GENTIANA verna ssp. tergestina

Spring Gentian
Select Item No. GG198

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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: Gentianaceae
Origin: Southeast Europe, Slovenia: moutain meadows.
Special Features: Large flowering, very vigorous form. GENTIANA verna ssp. Tergestina has a slightly lighter blue than the species. The flowering period is four weeks later than the species. The botanical name refers to an origin from the region near Trieste (Italy) on the Adriatic Sea.
 
Basic Colour: (blue)
Flower Colour: dark blue
Natural Flowering Period: May - June
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: spatulate to lanceolate, up to three pairs of leaves on the stem, light green
Growth Habit: mat-forming / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 10 cm
Spacing between Plants: 10 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.09461 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
10570
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
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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