LYCHNIS alpina 'Lely Deep Rose'(TM)

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LYCHNIS alpina 'Lely Deep Rose'(TM)

Select Item No. LA463

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Origin: Cultivar
Distinction: Fleuroselect Award Winner.
Special Features: Abundant flowering and vigorous, selected for container production.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2014.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: brilliant dark pink
Natural Flowering Period: May - June
Flowering: Second year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: simple, lanceolate, dull, green
Growth Habit: wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 15 cm
Spacing between Plants: 15 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.08333 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
12000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.5 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 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):
autumn - late winter
Sowing to Germination: 1 - 3 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Vernalization: There is no current research on vernalization but a prudent recommendation for any perennial would be 6-12 weeks (a few might need 15 weeks!) at an average daily temperature of 40°F (5°C). Exposure to cold may not be necessary for flowering but might improve quality.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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