HIBISCUS Moscheutos-Hybr. 'Galaxy'

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HIBISCUS Moscheutos-Hybr. 'Galaxy'

Swamp Rose Mallow
Select Item No. HG212

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1000 Seeds

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These items have to be send to the US Department of Agriculture first. There is an additional charge of 125 Euros and 23,40 Euros for a phytosanitary certificate.

The minimum order quantity for this article are 50 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: Malvaceae
Origin: Garden origin
Special Features: Winter hardy selection with an exceptional color display of saucer-shaped blossoms up to 25 cm in diameter. Will flower the first year if planted early enough in the year but prefers two years to fully mature. Selection from Gilberg Farms.
Historical: Selected from Gilberg Farms. Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2001.
 
Basic Colour: (mixture)
Flower Colour: pink and white with red centers, white, light pink, rose, light to dark red
Natural Flowering Period: June - October
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: Variety of different leaf types reflecting the influence of its genetic lines and thus resembling H. moscheutos, H. coccineus and others.
Growth Habit: upright, erect / vigorous, strong growing
Height with Flowers: 120 cm
Spacing between Plants: 90 cm
Soil Requirements: moist
Location:
Characteristics: solitary plant
Usage: patio plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 9.09091 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
110
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 128
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: Dark-germinator, must be covered.
Sowing to Germination: 3 - 4 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut back 1-2 times; once at transplanting; once again 4 weeks later to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
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: High (200-250 ppm)
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