GEUM chiloense 'Blazing Sunset'

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GEUM chiloense 'Blazing Sunset'

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[Red Dragon]
Select Item No. GA245

Quantitative Restriction

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Rosaceae
Origin: Hybrid Origin
Distinction: Fleuroselect Award Winner.
Special Features: Very large double-flowering scarlet bossoms. Lovely cut flowers. Can withstand dry periods in any good soil.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: scarlet
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
Flowering: First year flowering
Flower: double
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z10
Foliage: mostly hairy, heart-shaped
Growth Habit: stoloniferous / clumping / compact / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Spacing between Plants: 45 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2.5641 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
390
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
7 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 128
Sowing Direction:

(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):
Anytime
Sowing to Germination: 3 - 4 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 4 - 6 weeks
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") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Vernalization: No vernalization required for flowering in the first year.
Forcing: Provide 16 hours of continuous lighting. During the short days of winter, provide a night interruption lighting of 4 hours between 10:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. 6-8 weeks to flower.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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