Nierembergia Seeds - Purple Robe Cup Flower Ground Cover Seed

Nierembergia Seeds - Purple Robe

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Groundcover Specifications

Season: Perennial (zones 7 - 10)

USDA Zones: 3 - 10

Height: 8 inches

Width: 8 - 10 inches

Bloom Season: Summer through fall

Bloom Color: Blue-violet and purple

Growth Rate: Moderate

Environment: Full sun

Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.6 to 7.5

Planting Directions

Temperature: 70 - 75F

Average Germ Time: 14 - 30 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Press gently into soil, cover lightly with peat moss

Sowing Rate: Approximately 5000 nierembegia seeds covers 100 square feet

Moisture: Keep soil slightly moist, but not wet until germination

Plant Spacing: 6 - 9 inches

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Care & Maintenance: Nierembergia

Nierembergia (Nierembergia Hippomanica Purple Robe) - Also called Purple Robe Cup Flower, this excellent ground cover plant has early, bright blooms of blue-violet or dark purple, and it establishes well from Nierembergia seeds. The mounding foliage has a fern-like appearance, is vigorous, and free-flowering all summer long. Nierembergia Purple Robe makes a wonderful addition next to other bedding-plants as it will not take over, but it fills its own space. Nierembergia Cupflower creates a colorful edging or ground cover in borders or rockeries all summer. In addition, purple Cup Flower makes a great container plant as well.

Sow Nierembergia seeds on the surface of lightly firmed, moist compost outdoors or in pots or trays and cover with a fine sprinkling of peat moss. Keep at a temperature of between 70 - 75F. After sowing this ground cover seed, do not exclude light as this helps germination. Keep the surface of the compost moist but not waterlogged; germination of Purple Robe Cup Flower seeds usually takes 14 - 30 days. Cup Flower ground cover is perfect if you want a long-blooming, easy-care perennial to edge the front of a bed or border, and it flowers all summer. The Cup Flower plant is considered a perennial in zones 7 - 10 but it can be grown as an annual in cooler zones.