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Zaluzianskya ovata 'Star Balsam'

Zaluzianskya ovata 'Star Balsam'

 - comm. Night Scented Phlox

This will give you unsurpassable honey-vanilla scent as the sun goes down. The foliage forms a compact mound and its unique flowers appear crimson-red when closed, and white when open.

Price: 24.50 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Unit Description:

50 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Half-hardy

Habit:

Mound Forming

Flowering Time:

May - September

Height x Spread:

30 x 60 cm

Available to Order:

January - May

Recommend Sales:

March - August

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Consumer Information

Alternative Names:

comm. Night Scented Phlox

Narrative Description:

This will give you unsurpassable honey-vanilla scent as the sun goes down. The foliage forms a compact mound and its unique flowers appear crimson-red when closed, and white when open.

Ideal Conditions:

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

Possible Situation:

Excellent for summer containers, either solo, or for fringe planting to compliment other summer basket and container plants.

Resilience:

Half-hardy

Habit:

Mound Forming

Height x Spread / Trail:

30 x 60 cm

Features:

Scented

Typical Season:

Summer

Flower Colour:

white

pink

Foliage Colour:

green

Flowering Time:

May - September

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Raised Bed

Container

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

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

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

SCROPHULARIACEAE

Genus:

Zaluzianskya

Species:

ovata

Cultivar:

Star Balsam

Alternative Names:

comm. Night Scented Phlox

Category:

Hardy Perennials

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:

Medium crop 8 - 15C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

January - May

Recommended Sales Window:

March - August

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:47/1705/1815/1825/1835/18
Qty:28476024

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:

Common Diseases:

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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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