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Digitalis purpurea 'Primrose Carousel'

Digitalis purpurea 'Primrose Carousel'

A dwarf biennial with delightful primrose yellow tubular flowers that have chocolate coloured spots on their throats.

Price: 22.50 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Unit Description:

50 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Flowering Time:

June - August

Height x Spread:

50 x 40 cm

Available to Order:

January - June

Recommend Sales:

April - August

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Consumer Information

Narrative Description:

A dwarf biennial with delightful primrose yellow tubular flowers that have chocolate coloured spots on their throats.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun, or partial shade with free-draining soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

Make an excellent mid border plant or can be used in a container at least for the first year.

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Height x Spread / Trail:

50 x 40 cm

Features:

Attracts Wildlife

Typical Season:

Summer

Flower Colour:

yellow

Foliage Colour:

green

Flowering Time:

June - August

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Container

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

A hardy plant which should survive at least 2 years in normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the hardest frosts.

Plant Care:

CAUTION: All parts of digitalis plants are harmful if eaten and contact with the foliage may irritate the skin and eyes.

Cultural Information

Family:

SCROPHULARIACEAE

Genus:

Digitalis

Species:

purpurea

Cultivar:

Primrose Carousel

Category:

Hardy Perennials

Recommended Pot Sizes:

11cm

1Ltr

3Ltr+

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

16 weeks over Winter

8 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Free draining - keep evenly moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires normal/regular feeding (Standard EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Cool crop 4 -12C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

January - June

Recommended Sales Window:

April - August

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:05/1815/18
Qty:3218

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

Point of Sale Material:

XL 15cm (4.2)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Aphid

Two Spotted Mite

Common Diseases:

Botrytis

Downy Mildew

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.

Qty Discounts Available

  • for orders over 50 trays + additional discounts when placed 16 weeks in advance

Min Order 10 Trays

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