LYCHNIS flos-cuculi 'Nana'

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LYCHNIS flos-cuculi 'Nana'

Ragged Robin, Cuckoo Flower
[Congesta]
Select Item No. LA485

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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: Caryophyllaceae
Origin: Selection. Europe, rare in the south, naturalized Quebec to Pennsylvania: meadows, damp to wet grasslands and woods.
Special Features: Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators. Suitable for natural landscaping. Use for low maintenance plantings. Easy to grow.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: red
Natural Flowering Period: May - June
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: basal leaves, rosette-shaped, oblong-lanceolate, green
Growth Habit: richly branched / open, airy / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 10 cm
Soil Requirements: moist
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.25 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
4000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.5 Gram
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.

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