Clarkia unguiculata

Mountain Garland Salmon

R60.00

Another productive bloomer with tall and sturdy basal-branching stems. Small, elegant salmon 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.

 

50 seeds per packet

21 in stock

Category:
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.
Germination guide:5-10 days @ 21 C. Light required - cover seed with thin layer of soil.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:15 cm
Pinch:Not necessary
Flowering time:September (if sown in March to April) or 80 days after sowing in September.
Final height:90 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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