ARMERIA pseudarmeria Ballerina-Series 'Ballerina Red'

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ARMERIA pseudarmeria Ballerina-Series 'Ballerina Red'

Plantain Thrift, Pinkball Thrift
Select Item No. AA903


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



Plant Description

Article Type: (pure seed)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Plumbaginaceae
Distinction: Fleuroselect Award Winner.
Special Features: Large globular flowers, rich flowering. Sturdy stems with long flowering period. Relatively drought, salt and heat tolerant. Compact, uniform growth. Easy to cultivate as a flowering pot plant or for the perennial border.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: red
Natural Flowering Period: May - September
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z9
Foliage: broad grassy, intense green
Growth Habit: stoloniferous / compact / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 25 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / average
Location:
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.86957 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1150
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1.5 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 4 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(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 Time Hint: Recommended sowing January to mid-March or mid-May to July.
Germination to Transplant: 5 - 7 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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