LINARIA purpurea 'Canon Went'

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LINARIA purpurea 'Canon Went'

Toadflax
Select Item No. LA296

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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: Southeastern Europe
Special Features: Lovely clear pink blooms and grey-green leaves.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: clear pink
Natural Flowering Period: July - October
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: narrow, grayish-green
Growth Habit: cushion-forming
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Spacing between Plants: 45 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.11765 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
8500
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 7 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
Sowing to Germination: 6 - 8 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 3 - 4 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 3 - 4 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: An obvious place to experiment - following vernalization - would be raising daytime temperatures to 60° - 65°F (15° - 17°C). 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.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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