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Alcea rosea "The Watchman" - Stokroos (10-15)

EUR 0.35

Hoogte: 200 cm.

Bloeit: mei-sep

Type: HB, HP

Winterhard in: zones 5-10 (-15 C)

 

De wijnrode bloemen lijken van een afstandje zwart. Zeer aantrekkelijk voor bijen en hommels, die er een beetje dronken van worden.

 

Zaai-instructies: Kiemt in 14-21 dagen bij 15-20 Celsius

Plant-instructies: Goeddoorlatende, ietwat schrale grond in zon of halfschaduw

 

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Description: From a distance, the dark color of The Watchman is as black as the moonless night sky, but on closer inspection you can see its rich purplish burgundy cast. Seductive towers of flowers for bees and butterflies make an excellent backdrop for pink, red, yellow or white flowers.

 

Height: 200 cm.

Flowers: mei-sep

Type: HB, HP

Hardy in: zones 5-10 (-15 Celsius)

 

Sowing instructions: Sow seeds onto the surface of a good, free-draining, damp, seed sowing mix. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a plastic bag at a temperature of 15-20C until after germination which usually takes 14-21 days. Do not exclude light as this helps germination. Alternatively, sow in late summer in a cool greenhouse and then overwinter plants in cool, well lit conditions. Plant out the following spring. This method produces larger plants and is recommended if the soil is heavy or badly drained.

 

Planting instructions: Prefers a well cultivated soil in a sheltered position. Full sun or partial shade

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