LYCHNIS x haageana

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LYCHNIS x haageana

Haages Catchfly
Select Item No. LA492


1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Special Features: Large flowering 5cm across. Short lived perennial, clump forming. Habit of the leaves is very compact, flowering heigth just about 30 to 45cm. Stems and leaves hairy, very nice garden plant. Good cutting flower.
Historical: LYCHNIS x haageana is a hybrid between L. fulgens and L. sieboldii (L. fulgens x L. coronata var. sieboldii or x L. coronaria var. speciosa).
Basic Colour: (mixture)
Flower Colour: mixted colors
Natural Flowering Period: June - July
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: ovate, hairy, mostly green leaved
Height with Flowers: 45 cm
Spacing between Plants: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Characteristics: groundcover
Portion weight: 0.3 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.8 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 1 - 3 per cell
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):
winter - early spring
Sowing Time Hint: Later sowing for overwintering crop is possible.
Sowing to Germination: 1 - 3 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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