PETRORHAGIA saxifraga

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PETRORHAGIA saxifraga

Coat-Flower
[Baby Breath]
(TUNICA)
Select Item No. TA280

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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: Caucasus, Central and South Europe: dry grasslands, rocky and stony mountain areas.
Distinction: Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from the Royal Horticultural Society.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: pink
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: simple, narrow, acicular, basal accumulated, deep green
Growth Habit: cushion / hanging, trailing, weeping / clumping
Height with Flowers: 20 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / sandy / gritty / well-drained / rocky / poor, lean / undemanding
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden / for green roofs
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.16949 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
5900
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
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.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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