DELOSPERMA Luckhoffii-Hybr.

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DELOSPERMA Luckhoffii-Hybr.

[Desert Jewels]
Select Item No. DA030


1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Aizoaceae
Origin: South Africa: rocky meadows, scree.
Special Features: Orange, red, pink, white to yellow, very colorful mix with mostly lighter center, green foliage. Drought tolerant/ for xeriscaping/ waterwise design. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators. Moderate self-sowing at suitable locations. Easy to grow. Easily a quick one-year culture possible.
Basic Colour: (mixture)
Flower Colour: orange, red, pink, white to yellow with mostly lighter center
Natural Flowering Period: May - September
Flowering: First year flowering
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z11
Foliage: Entire, lanceolate, sukkulent, green.
Growth Habit: stoloniferous / low-growing / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 10 cm
Spacing between Plants: 15 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / warm
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Portion weight: 0.02 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.125 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.25 Gram
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.

Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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