GERANIUM sanguineum

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GERANIUM sanguineum

Bloody Cranesbill
[Vision Violet]
Select Item No. GA222

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
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Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Geraniaceae
Origin: Europe and West Asia
Special Features: The most widely adapted of all of the hardy geranium species. Plant of the Year 2001 in Germany.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: purple-red
Natural Flowering Period: May - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: lobed leaves, somearial,helvetica with beautiful, red fall color
Growth Habit: stoloniferous / mat-forming / low-growing
Height with Flowers: 35 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Characteristics: groundcover
Grams per 1000 seeds: 9.09091 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
110
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
20 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats / 72
Sowing Direction:

(8) These perennial seeds germinate very irregularly over a long period. Lower temperatures of less than +5°C [41°F] are very effective. Seed trays should not be discarded prematurely. Constant moisture must be maintained. Do not leave in direct sunlight. For Alstroemeria we recommend to keep sowing for 3 weeks at approximately +30°C [86°F], then 3 weeks at +5°C [41°F], then at +21°C [70°F].

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
late autumn - early spring
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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