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Lotus maculatus x berthelotii 'Fire Vine'

Lotus maculatus x berthelotii 'Fire Vine'

 - Orange

Silver foliage plus fiery orange flowers, which create the effect of small fires on the trails. Please note that this genus usually need a cooling period over winter in order to flower in the summer. If they survive through winter after the first year planting, they will therefore usually flower in the second year.

Price: 27.00 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Unit Description:

100 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Half-hardy

Habit:

Trailing

Flowering Time:

May - September

Height x Spread:

20 x 60 cm

Available to Order:

February - June

Recommend Sales:

March - August

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Consumer Information

Alternative Names:

Orange

Narrative Description:

Silver foliage plus fiery orange flowers, which create the effect of small fires on the trails. Please note that this genus usually need a cooling period over winter in order to flower in the summer. If they survive through winter after the first year planting, they will therefore usually flower in the second year.

Ideal Conditions:

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

Possible Situation:

An ideal candidate for a basket - it will not fail to please.

Resilience:

Half-hardy

Habit:

Trailing

Height x Spread / Trail:

20 x 60 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Summer

Flower Colour:

orange

Foliage Colour:

silver/grey

Flowering Time:

May - September

Planting Recommendations:

Basket

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

Can survive winter in very well protected situations, especially if sheltered from hard frosts.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

PAPILIONACEAE

Genus:

Lotus

Species:

maculatus x berthelotii

Cultivar:

Fire Vine

Alternative Names:

Orange

Category:

Summer Patio Flowering

Recommended Pot Sizes:

9cm

11cm

1Ltr

Pot Spacing:

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

Typical time required from pot to sale:

0 weeks over Winter

10 weeks in Spring / Summer

Requires Pinching / Cutting Back

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:

Warm crop 11 - 19C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

February - June

Recommended Sales Window:

March - August

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:06/1516/1526/15
Qty:3131

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

Point of Sale Material:

Midi 12cm (4.7)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Common Diseases:

Botrytis

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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.

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