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Ruellia strepens

Ruellia strepens


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Kahle Ruellia, Smooth Ruellia, Limestone Ruellia, Wild Petunia
Synonyme: Dipteracanthus micranthus, Dipteracanthus strepens, Ruellia strepens var. cleistantha, Ruellia strepens var. micrantha
(10 Korn)

mehrjährige, kleine krautige Pflanze oder Zwergstrauch bis zu 1 m mit gegenständig angeordneten, bis zu 15 cm langen und 6 cm breit lanzettlichen, spärlich behaarten, tiefgrünen Blättern. Die bis zu 5 cm langen und 4 cm breiten, hellblau bis violettfarbenen, innen lila geäderten Blüten erscheinen einzeln oder paarweise in Blattachseln
Family:  Acanthaceae Akanthusgewächse Bärenklaugewächse Evergreen:  no
Origin:  North America Fragrance: 
Group:  Perennial Flower:  blue, pale blue, dark blue
Zone:  5 Flowering:  Sommer-Herbst
Hibernate:  entfällt, da winterhart Fruits:  Kapseln
To use as:  Garten, Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  sun to semi-shade
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings
Pre-Treatment: 0
Sowing Time: all year round > spring preferred
Sowing Deep: Light germinator! Only sprinkle on the surface of the substrate + slightly press on
Sowing Mix: Coir or sowing mix + sand or perlite
Germination Temperature: ca. 22-25°C
Location: bright + keep constantly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 2-6 weeks
Fertilization: weekly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Note: Protect from wet in winter!
Wednesday 03 March, 2010
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