Clarkia unguiculata

Mountain Garland


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Another productive bloomer with tall and sturdy basal-branching stems. Small, elegant flowers are strung along the purple-red stems, opening up from the bottom part of the stem towards the top, making it a long lasting flower. Individual flowers are either fully double, semi-double, or a small percentage single petalled flowers.


50 seeds per packet

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Flower type:Spike
Life cycle:Annual
Climate:Prefers moderate temperatures and is sensitive to frost.
Sowing guide:Direct sow (recommended) in March to April (only in areas with mild winters) or in September. Alternatively, sow in trays and transplant after 4-6 weeks.
Planting Season:Autumn / Spring
Germination guide:5-10 days @ 21 C. Light required - cover seed with thin layer of soil.
Good Bee Food:No
Flowering time:September (if sown in March to April) or 80 days after sowing in September.
Pinch:Not necessary
Position:Full Sun
Final height:90 cm
Spacing:15 cm

Growing Tips:

Provide horisontal plant support when growing in windy areas.

Harvesting Tips:

Harvest stems when the lower blooms on a stem are starting to open. Individuals blooms will continue to open towards the top of the stem to provide a total vase life of up to 10 days. Harvest during the cool part of the day.

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