CHELONE lyonii 'Pink Temptation'

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CHELONE lyonii 'Pink Temptation'

Turtlehead, Shellflower
Select Item No. CA372

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Origin: South East USA
Special Features: Lower-growing Jelitto seed strain with tightly clustered pink blossoms. Develops even without pruning, to compact upright plants. Lovely for the woodland's edge.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2006.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: brilliant pink
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z7
Foliage: outstanding lustrous dark green, tapered leaves
Growth Habit: stoloniferous / clumping / compact
Height with Flowers: 40 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: moist
Location:
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: for the rock garden / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.66667 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1500
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 4 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 128
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.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
late autumn - early spring
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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