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Echium pininana 'rosea

Echium pininana 'rosea


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Natternkopf, Tower of Jewels, Tower, Tree Echium
Synonyme: Echium pininana 'Pink Fountain'
(10 Korn)

mehrjährige, krautige, Pflanze bis ca. 75 cm mit kurzem Stamm und rosettenförmig angeordneten, bis zu 50 cm langen und 10 cm breiten, lanzettlichen, silbrig-grauen Blättern. Die bis zu 4 m hohen Blütenstände bestehen aus zahlreichen rosafarbenen Einzelblüten

Family:  Boraginaceae Rauhblattgewächse Borretschgewächse Evergreen:  no
Origin:  Mediterranean Fragrance: 
Group:  Perennial Flower:  dark pink, pale pink, dusky pink, mauve
Zone:  9 Flowering:  Frühjahr-Sommer
Hibernate:  bis zu -3°C Fruits: 
To use as:  Garten, Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  semi-shade
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds
Pre-Treatment: soak ca. 24-48 h in lukewarm water
Sowing Time: all year round
Sowing Deep: Light germinator! Only sprinkle on the surface of the substrate + slightly press on
Sowing Mix: Coir, cactus soil or sowing mix + 2/3 sand or perlite
Germination Temperature: ca. 12-20°C
Location: bright + keep constant slightly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 2-6 weeks
Irrigation: in the growing season moderate water
Fertilization: weekly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: cactus or potting soil + 2/3 sand or perlite
Culture: plant in deep pots, bright at approx. 10-15°C + keep only slightly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens can be planted in mild areas according with wet conditions and winter protection in the garden. Keep pot plants bright at approx. 5°C and constant slightly moist.
Monday 08 June, 2015
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