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.
It has improved floriferousness and planthabit. New type in this colour and species.
Semi-double flowers, 2 cm diameter
Annual or biennial, O.P.
Bedding, patio or hanging basket
Approx. 1000 seeds per gram; germination rate 85%
Height 30 cm, spread 60 cm, trailing plant habit
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.
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.
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