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Calandrinia (Redmaid)

Redmaids or Purslanes are annuals to perennials from dryish, rocky sites in Australia, the Andes of Chile, and western North America. Calandrinia grandiflora is an ornamental annual native of Chile. It makes showy, bluish-green leaves in a basal rosette and losely branching stalks with showy pink flowers in summer. For any rich, very well drained soil in full sun. Excellent rock garden plants.
Sow fine seeds in pots flat on any rich, very well drained soil at some 20°C in mid spring in a sunny spot. Do not cover seeds with soil. Carefully transplant young plants to the final spot in the garden as soon as they are strong enough and after the last freezing nights from late spring to early summer.
20 seeds per package.
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Calandrinia grandiflora (Large-Flowered Purslane)

Calandrinia grandiflora (Large-Flowered Purslane)

30 (45)cm, Large-Flowered Purslane or Large-Flowered Purslane is a showy annual from the Andes in Chile and makes a bluish-green basal leaf rosette and losely branching stalks topped by quite large, bright pink flowers. Easily grown in any rich, well dained soil in a sunny spot. Excellent in the rock garden. Sow seeds on top of any rich, well drained substrate in pots in mid spring at some 20°C. Keep pots in a sunny spot. Transplant seedlings to the final spot in the garden after the last freezing nights by the end of spring to early summer. VI-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

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