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Pentapetes phoenicea

EUR 0.35

Beschrijving:

Tropische eenjarige. Kruidachtige plant met meerdere stengels, interessant blad en helderrode, malve-achtige bloemen. Kan absoluut geen koude verdragen.

Hoogte: 1 m.

Bloeit: jul-sep

Type: TA

Winterhard in: zones 10-11 (10 Celsius)

Zaai-instructies: kiemt in 2-3 weken bij 18-24 Celsius

Plant-instructies: goeddoorlatende grond in volle zon

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Description:

A rare old-world tropics annual that used to be a weed of rice paddy fields. Long blooming, the bright scarlet mallow flowers are held close to the stem, opening at noon, closing by dawn and appear all summer long. Makes a tall multi branching shrub with a strong, upright central stem, it bears interesting and attractive long narrow foliage. Do not plant out until warmer weather as it is not only frost sensitive but chill sensitive.

Height: 1 m.

Flowers: jul-sep

Type: TA

Hardy in: zones 10-11 (10 Celsius)

Sowing instructions: germinates in 2-3 weeks at 18-24 Celsius

Planting instructions: well drained soil in full sun

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