Aethionema grandiflorum

Aethionema grandiflorum

Originating from the cool limestone highlands of the Mediterranean and Asia, this is a low-spreading, bushy evergreen alpine with racemes of pink to lilac flowers in spring. With an almond-honey scent.

Price: 30.50 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Unit Description:

100 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Bushy

Flowering Time:

April - June

Height x Spread:

20 x 30 cm

Available to Order:

N/A

Recommend Sales:

N/A

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Consumer Information

Narrative Description:

Originating from the cool limestone highlands of the Mediterranean and Asia, this is a low-spreading, bushy evergreen alpine with racemes of pink to lilac flowers in spring. With an almond-honey scent.

Ideal Conditions:

This will thrive in loose, well-drained, neutral-to-alkaline soil in a sunny spot in the garden.

Possible Situation:

A wonderful addition to any rockery, paving or gravel bed and can make superb container plants with other alpines, herbs and less prolific summer patio plants.

Accreditations /
Awards:

New to the CatalogueRHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM)

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Bushy

Height x Spread / Trail:

20 x 30 cm

Features:

Scented

Typical Season:

Spring

Flower Colour:

pink

Foliage Colour:

Blue (Glaucus)

Flowering Time:

April - June

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Raised Bed

Rockery

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:

A trim may be necessary to create a desired shape.

Cultural Information

Family:

BRASSICACEAE

Genus:

Aethionema

Species:

grandiflorum

Category:

Alpines

Recommended Pot Sizes:

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

0 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:

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

Feeding Frequency:

Recommended pH:

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Availability

Available for Delivery:

N/A

Recommended Sales Window:

N/A

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:19/1949/1907/20
Qty:599

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:

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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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