ROSCOEA SCILLIFOLIA PINK

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ROSCOEA SCILLIFOLIA PINK

$3.26 / packet

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Description

An extremely beautiful and hardy roscoea looking surprisingly like an icing pink terrestrial orchid. We find that these dwarf plants are the only roscoeas which are able to slowly self-seed, here forming a spreading carpet of pink flowers in early summer.

Sowing Advice

Seeds can be sown at any time but are best sown in winter or early spring to benefit from a cold spell in the wet compost to break their dormancy. We advise covering seeds very thinly with sand or fine grit to about the depth of the seed size. If the seeds do not come up within 6 to 12 weeks the damp seed tray can be given cold treatment in a fridge for about four weeks. They may still take very many months to appear, so please never discard the pot or tray.

Key Facts

Family:Zingiberaceae

Classification:Hardy perennial

Height:15cm

Packet Content:10 (Approx)

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