ANTHYLLIS vulneraria var. coccinea

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ANTHYLLIS vulneraria var. coccinea

Kidney Vetch, Lady's Fingers
[Red Carpet]
Select Item No. AG544

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1000 Seeds

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The minimum order quantity for this article are 100 seeds.

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Plant Description

Article Type: (GOLD NUGGET SEED®)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Papilionaceae
Origin: North Africa, Europe and West Asia
Special Features: Great for dry sites. ANTHYLLIS vulneraria var. coccinea adds a new flower shape to your rock garden, wall top or any other well drained site.
Historical: Cultivated as a medicinal plant in Europe since the 16th century.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: red-orange
Natural Flowering Period: May - August
Flowering: Second year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: bluish-green, obovate-lanceolate
Growth Habit: groundcover / hanging, trailing, weeping / low-growing
Height with Flowers: 15 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / gritty / well-drained / alkaline
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2.63158 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
380
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 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 Time Hint: Germination occurs in 1-2 weeks.
Sowing to Germination: 1 - 2 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Vernalization: A prudent recommendation would be to provide 6-12 weeks at an average daily temperature of 40°F (5°C). Exposure to cold may not be necessary for flowering but might improve quality.
Forcing: Provide 16 hours of continuous lighting. During the short days of winter, provide a night interruption lighting of 4 hours between 10:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. 6-8 weeks to flower.
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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