RHS Level 2 Bedding Plant activity answers

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RHS Level 2 Bedding Plant activity answers

  1. 1. RHS Level 2 Certificate Bedding Plants: Revision Activity answers.
  2. 2. Bedding – season of interest? Hardy, Half-hardy or tender? <ul><li>Mysotis sylvatica (Forget me Not) </li></ul><ul><li>Hardy – biennial, sown in nursery bed, transplanted autumn </li></ul><ul><li>Spring interest </li></ul>
  3. 3. Bedding – season of interest? Hardy, Half-hardy or tender? <ul><li>Impatiens walleriana </li></ul><ul><li>Tender perennial grown as an annual </li></ul><ul><li>Grown under glass with heat from seeds. Planted out late May early June </li></ul><ul><li>Summer interest </li></ul>
  4. 4. Bedding – season of interest? Hardy, Half-hardy or tender? <ul><li>Pansy ( Viola x wittrockiana ) </li></ul><ul><li>Hardy annual/short lived perennial. </li></ul><ul><li>Grown from seed, planted into final position in autumn </li></ul><ul><li>Winter/early spring interest. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Bedding – season of interest? Hardy, Half-hardy or tender? <ul><li>Lobelia erinus </li></ul><ul><li>Half- hardy annual. </li></ul><ul><li>Grown under cover from seed and planted out in May </li></ul><ul><li>Summer interest </li></ul>
  6. 6. Bedding – season of interest? Hardy, Half-hardy or tender? <ul><li>Brassica oloracea (Capita group) ‘Northern Lights’ </li></ul><ul><li>Hardy – grown in pots and planted in final position in autumn </li></ul><ul><li>Winter interest. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Bedding – season of interest? Hardy, Half-hardy or tender? <ul><li>Petunia ‘Surfina’ </li></ul><ul><li>Tender perennial grown as an annual </li></ul><ul><li>Produced from cuttings or seed under glass. </li></ul><ul><li>Summer interest – not planted out until after last frost </li></ul>
  8. 8. Bedding – season of interest? Hardy, Half-hardy or tender? <ul><li>Wallflowers (Chieranthus cheiri ) </li></ul><ul><li>Hardy – biennial, sown in nursery bed, transplanted autumn </li></ul><ul><li>Spring interest </li></ul>

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