DELOSPERMA congestum f. album 'White Nugget'

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DELOSPERMA congestum f. album 'White Nugget'

Creamy White Iceplant
(basuticum)
Select Item No. DA031

Quantitative Restriction

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Aizoaceae
Origin: Southern Africa: rocky coastal areas.
Special Features: Flowering, at first pale yellow, later creamy white ice plant. Excellent ground cover for wall and rock garden. Suitable for natural landscaping. Suitable for pot and planter. Easy to grow.
Historical: The botanical name 'D. congestum' is in discussion.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: creamy white
Natural Flowering Period: May - September
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: succulent, smooth, green
Growth Habit: groundcover / mat-forming / dense / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 10 cm
Spacing between Plants: 15 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.33333 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
3000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 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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