LEWISIA Cotyledon-Hybr. 'Regenbogen'

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GOLD NUGGET SEED ® LEWISIA Cotyledon-Hybr.  'Regenbogen' Seeds

LEWISIA Cotyledon-Hybr. 'Regenbogen'

Select Item No. LG124

Also available as:

1000 Seeds


The minimum order quantity for this article are 100 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: Portulacaceae
Origin: USA: California and Southwest Oregon
Special Features: Mixture of many newly bred colors and forms. The best existing cotyledon hybrids today. Round flowers also semi-double. A very attractive plant for container production and will have impulse appeal in garden centres. Gold medal prize winner at the IGA in Stuttgart 1993 (Krämer). In warmer conditions a northern exposure with a cool root run is preferred.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 1989.
Basic Colour: (mixture)
Flower Colour: mixture of white and yellow to pink, red-orange to blue-red
Natural Flowering Period: April - June
Flower: single / semi-double
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: succulent leaves form a starfish-like rosette
Growth Habit: rosettes-forming / flat / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 25 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Usage: for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Portion weight: 0.0625 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.66181 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 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):
Sowing Time Hint: Varying temperatures beneficial, day 24°C, night 15°C.
Sowing to Germination: 3 - 4 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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