LEWISIA Longipetala-Hybr. Little-Series 'Little Peach'

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GOLD NUGGET SEED ® LEWISIA Longipetala-Hybr. Little-Series 'Little Peach' Seeds

LEWISIA Longipetala-Hybr. Little-Series 'Little Peach'

Lewisia
Select Item No. LG140

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1000 Seeds

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The minimum order quantity for this article are 100 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: Portulacaceae
Origin: Garden origin
Special Features: Magnificent yellow-orange-pink blossoms, heavy flower production on compact, upright stems. Long flowering season. Reblooms in September. 'Little Peach' cousin to the easy to grow 'Little Plum' with the same characteristics. Excellent for container production, shows durability to cold, wet winters, easy in the garden.
Historical: The genus is named after Meriwether Lewis, leader of the Lewis and Clark expedition, the first to cross the North American continent in 1804-1806.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow-orange with pink
Natural Flowering Period: May - June
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: succulent, lanceolate
Growth Habit: rosettes-forming / sturdy
Height with Flowers: 15 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: avoid lime / dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.68966 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1450
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 128
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: Varying temperatures beneficial, day 24°C, night 15°C.
Sowing to Germination: 3 - 4 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 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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