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Androsace lanuginosa

Androsace lanuginosa

A small, mat-forming, groundcover evergreen perennial with loose, elliptical rosettes of silky soft, grey-green, leaves that can have a trailing habit. It has dainty, aromatic, lilac-pink flowers with brightly coloured red/yellow eyes which appear from mid-summer on 10cm high stalks.

Price: 30.50 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Unit Description:

100 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Mound Forming

Flowering Time:

May - October

Height x Spread:

8 x 20 cm

Available to Order:

August - May

Recommend Sales:

January - June

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Narrative Description:

A small, mat-forming, groundcover evergreen perennial with loose, elliptical rosettes of silky soft, grey-green, leaves that can have a trailing habit. It has dainty, aromatic, lilac-pink flowers with brightly coloured red/yellow eyes which appear from mid-summer on 10cm high stalks.

Ideal Conditions:

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

Possible Situation:

Ideal for rockeries, stone walls, gravel beds and paved areas. Allow it to creep into cracks and crevasses.

Accreditations /
Awards:

RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM)

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Mound Forming

Height x Spread / Trail:

8 x 20 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Summer

Flower Colour:

pink

Foliage Colour:

green

silver/grey

Flowering Time:

May - October

Planting Recommendations:

Rockery

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

A hardy plant which should survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the hardest frosts.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

PRIMULACEAE

Genus:

Androsace

Species:

lanuginosa

Category:

Alpines

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

12 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 infrequent feeding (Low 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:

August - May

Recommended Sales Window:

January - June

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:42/1720/1830/18
Qty:38372

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

Point of Sale Material:

Midi 12cm (5)

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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