GENTIANA verna var. angulosa 'Alba'

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GOLD NUGGET SEED ® GENTIANA verna var. angulosa  'Alba' Seeds (Image Rights)

GENTIANA verna var. angulosa 'Alba'

Spring Gentian
Select Item No. GG195

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1000 Seeds

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The minimum order quantity for this article are 200 seeds.

There are no units prepacked, any seed amount ( > minimum quantity) is weighed individually.



Plant Description

Article Type: (GOLD NUGGET SEED ®)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Gentianaceae
Origin: Selection. Species native to Northwest, South and Middle Europe, Russia, Caucasus: mountain areas, rocky slopes and grasslands.
Special Features: Large flowering, very vigorous form. Several plants can build a nice white carpet. The white color shows the nice shape of the flower. GENTIANA verna is easy to grow, tolerats slightly acid and lime soil, as long as it is well-drained.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: pure white
Natural Flowering Period: April - May
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: rosetted, elliptic-lanceolate, pointed, green to greyish green
Growth Habit: mat-forming / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 10 cm
Spacing between Plants: 10 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.0789 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
12674
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats / 72 / 128
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):
Anytime
Sowing to Germination: 3 - 4 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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