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HIBISCUS Moscheutos-Hybr. 'Disco Belle Mixed'

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HIBISCUS Moscheutos-Hybr. 'Disco Belle Mixed'

Rose Mallow
Select Item No. HA204

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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: Malvaceae
Origin: Southern USA
Special Features: Large showy mix of whites, pinks and red flowers. Blossoms up to 25 cm in diameter. Will flower the first year if planted early enough in the year but prefers two years to fully mature. Stout and more dwarf than 'Galaxy' and 'Southern Belle'.
 
Basic Colour: (mixture)
Flower Colour: mixture of white, pink and red
Natural Flowering Period: June - October
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z7 - Z10
Foliage: leaves genetically variable, similar to the species
Growth Habit: vigorous, strong growing / dwarf
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Spacing between Plants: 60 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / average
Location:
Characteristics: solitary plant
Usage: patio plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 11.11111 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
90
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
20 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72
Sowing Direction:

(20) To obtain best germination results, seeds need temperatures of +22°C [72°F] or more. Moderate, but constant humidity is very important. Gunnera, however, prefers very moist (not wet) and warm (+24 to +30°C) [75 to 86°F] conditions.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
March - September
Sowing to Germination: 3 - 8 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut back 1-2 times; once at transplanting; once again 4 weeks later 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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