LYTHRUM salicaria 'Happy Lights'

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LYTHRUM salicaria 'Happy Lights'

Select Item No. LA540

Quantitative Restriction

One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Lythraceae
Origin: Selection. Europe, Asia, Australia: river banks, moist meadows, damp areas
Special Features: Rich color mixture of brilliant colours, sturdy habit. Spectacular sight when planting in groups or as an area. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators. Suitable for natural landscaping. Use for low maintenance plantings. Remarkable perennial for modern garden design. Tolerates temporary inundation by water.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2020.
 
Basic Colour: (mixture)
Flower Colour: violet-blue to red, carmine pink, salmon colored to soft pink and white
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: Entire, narrow lanceeolate, green.
Height with Flowers: 120 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / average
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.05263 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
19000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.25 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(9) These seeds germinate rapidly depending on species and origin. If germination does not occur after 3–4 weeks a cooling period of 2–4 weeks is recommended.

Sowing Time Hint: Spring to early summer.
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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