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Mýrastigi

Hedysarum hedysaroides

Alpine French Honeysuckle

Fabaceae

Height

20 - 30 cm

Flower colour

reddish purple

Flowering time

June - July

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, moist, fairly poor

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

fairly hardy, but dislikes being uprooted

Plant range

mountains in Central- and S-Europe

Hedysarum is a genus of around 300 species in the family Fabaceae, native to Eurasia, N-Africa and N-America. með heimkynni í Evrasíu, N-Afríu og N-Ameríku. They need deep, fertile soil as they are deep rooted and dislike being disturbed.

Propagation:


Seed - sown in January.

Seed just covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) for 3-4 weeks. If no germination, the seed should be refrigerated for 3-4 weeks and then moved back to 20°C for germination.

Dislikes being moved, preferably it needs to be planted in it's final growing place.

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