The flowers of this Silene pendula are predominantly semi-double, though some are single or double. It has improved floriferousness and planthabit. New type in this colour and species. 

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Novelty Characteristic:

Improved floriferousness and plant habit. New type and colour


Colour:

Lilac


Flower:

Semi-double flowers, 2 cm diameter


Type:

Annual or biennial, O.P.


Use:

Bedding, patio or hanging basket


Seed:

Approx. 1000 seeds per gram; germination rate 85%


Plant:

Height 30 cm, spread 60 cm, trailing plant habit


Growing:

For annual bedding: sow in the pack at 20- 22°C in March or April. Cover slightly with vermiculite and keep a bit moist. Grow at 15-18°C and transplant after 4-6 weeks. For biennial bedding and early spring baskets: sow in autumn (September-October) and overwinter in a cold glasshouse.


Planting:

After 6-8 weeks, plant 1 plant in a 15 cm container or 3 in a 30 cm hanging basket/pot. Alternatively, plant 5 plants per m2 in a sunny or halfsunny spot; planting distance is 50-50 cm.


Registration details

Breeder:

Van Hemert & Co


Entry number:

10/18


Protection Period:

8 years


Expiry Date:

2026-12-31