Talinum paniculatum

Jewels of Opar

R60.00

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

 

100 seeds per packet

36 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.
Germination guide:4-7 days @ 21 C. Cover lightly with thin layer of soil.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:30 cm
Pinch:Not necessary
Flowering time:September (if sown in March to May) or 100 days after sowing after September.
Final height:50 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.