Lewisia longipetala Tutti Frutti

Description de l’introducteur : Jelitto

Plant Description

Basic Colour:(mixture)
Article Type:(GOLD NUGGET SEED ®)
Life Cycle:Perennial
Origin:Garden origin
Special Features:Balanced mixture of brilliant new colors, large flowering, short upright stems, strong rosettes, blooms from May through mid-June and again in September, easy in the garden, withstanding winter wet.
Basic Colour:(mixture)
Flower Colour:yellow-orange, red-purple, pink-white
Natural Flowering Period:May – June
Flowering:First year flowering
Winter Hardiness Zones:Z4 – Z8 
Foliage:leathery, lanceolate
Growth Habit:rosettes-forming
Height with Flowers:15 cm
Spacing between Plants:25 cm
Soil Requirements:avoid lime / dry / well-drained / average
Usage:for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Sowing Direction:(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.(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.

By majella Larochelle

Horticulteur, botaniste, biologiste, producteur d'alpines, mentor, conférencier, caractérisation de milieux humides... Seed producer and alpine plants grower

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