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Labichea lanceolata subsp. brevifolia

Labichea lanceolata subsp. brevifolia


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Spiny Butterfly Bush
Synonyme: Labichea brevifolia
(10 Korn)

immergrüner, kleiner Strauch bis zu 4 m mit gegenständig angeordneten, bis zu 6 gelappten, ca. 12 cm langen und 2 cm breiten, schmal-lanzettlichen, tiefgrünen Blättern. Die bis zu 3 cm großen, leuchtend gelben, 4-petaligen Blüten mit rot geflecktem Zentrum erscheinen in den Blattachseln
Family:  Caesalpiniaceae Johannisbrotgewächse Evergreen:  yes
Origin:  Australia Fragrance: 
Group:  Shrub Flower:  yellow, gold, pale yellow, lemon-yellow, dark yellow, ocher
Zone:  9 Flowering:  Sommer-Herbst
Hibernate:  bis zu 0°C Fruits:  Schoten
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  full sun to semi-shade
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings
Pre-Treatment: pour boiling water over the seeds + soak ca. 2-3 h
Sowing Time: all year round
Sowing Deep: ca. 0,5-1 cm
Sowing Mix: Coir or sowing mix + sand or perlite
Germination Temperature: ca. 25°C+
Location: bright + keep constant slightly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 3-6 weeks
Irrigation: in the growing season moderate water
Fertilization: monthly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: potting soil + 2/3 sand or perlite
Culture: in the 1st year bright at approx. 105ºC in unheated greennhouse + keep slightly moist only
Overwintering: Older specimens bright at approx. 5-10°C and just in larger intervals and small quantities so much to water that the root ball not dries out completely.
Note: drought-tolerant!
Saturday 05 May, 2012
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