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Lysimachia punctata 'Alexander'

Lysimachia punctata 'Alexander'

Consumer Information

Narrative Description:

A total eye-catcher with light green leaves with cream margins and red tinges in spring and exquisite light yellow flowers with fiery eyes from mid-summer.

Ideal Conditions:

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

Possible Situation:

The best recommendation we can make is to mix up different Lysimachia varieties together to create a wonderful display of foliage and flower to go into the Autumn months.

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Height x Spread / Trail:

65 x 45 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Summer

Autumn

Flower Colour:

yellow

Foliage Colour:

green

cream

Red

Flowering Time:

June - October

Planting Recommendations:

Basket

Bed/Border

Container

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

Dies back over winter, but should revive in spring.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

PRIMULACEAE

Genus:

Lysimachia

Species:

punctata

Cultivar:

Alexander

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:

0 weeks over Winter

7 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 - November

Recommended Sales Window:

February - November

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:52/1720/1830/18
Qty:8144

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

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Aphid

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.