Talinum paniculatum

Jewels of Opar

R60.00

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Airy stems add a shimmering quality to bouquets. Also known as fame flower.

 

100 seeds per packet

27 in stock

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    Flower type:Air
    Life cycle:Perennial
    Climate:Prefers moderate to warm climate, is heat and drought-resistant and can tolerate frost.
    Sowing guide:Direct sow in March to May (in moderate climates) / September to November. Alternatively sow in trays and transplant after 4-6 weeks.
    Planting Season:Autumn / Spring
    Germination guide:4-7 days @ 21 C. Cover lightly with thin layer of soil.
    Good Bee Food:No
    Flowering time:September (if sown in March to May) or 100 days after sowing after September.
    Pinch:Not necessary
    Position:Full Sun
    Final height:50 cm
    Spacing:30 cm

    Harvesting Tips:

    Harvest after the small pink flowers have dropped, formed berries and the stems have darkened in colour. Expected vase life is 6-8 days.

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