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Gomphocarpus physocarpus 'Hairy Balls'
Gomphocarpus physocarpus 'Hairy Balls'
Asclepiadaceae Swan Plant

A slender, deciduous shrub, often treated as an annual. Quick and easy to grow, producing stems of insignificant flowers that magically transform into unusual translucent, soft, spiny balloons. Adds fun to borders and cut-flower arrangements. Germination: 14-21 days, 70-75F. Well-drained soil. Z9-10. 4-7ft.

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Gomphocarpus physocarpus 'Hairy Balls'
90563 - 1 packet (30 seeds)
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Ship Season: both Spring & Fall
Items Per Package: 1 packet (30 seeds)
Germination: 14-21
Comments: SUN/SHADE: full sun SOIL TYPE: well drained IDEAL FOR: border. SOWING TIME: February to April. SOWING: Sow on the surface of lightly firmed, moist seed compost in pots or trays. Lightly cover the seed with a sprinkle of fine grade vermiculite. Keep at a temperature of between 21-23C (70-75F). After sowing, do not exclude light as this helps germination. Keep the surface of the compost moist but not waterlogged; until germination which usually takes 14-21 days. When large enough to handle, transplant seedlings into 7.5cm (3in) pots or trays.
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