ANTHEMIS carpatica 'Karpatenschnee'

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ANTHEMIS carpatica 'Karpatenschnee'

Snowy Marguerite
Select Item No. AA515

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Pyrenees to the Eastern Carpathians and North Greece
Special Features: Low-growing cushions of finely-cut leaves and a profusion of long-blooming, snow-white flowers. Very easy to grow from seed, fast growing, reblooms.
Historical: Anthemis is the Greek name for chamomile (Anthemis nobilis). Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 1990.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: snow white
Natural Flowering Period: May - July
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: hairy, grey, deeply-cut
Growth Habit: mat-forming / low-growing
Height with Flowers: 15 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.625 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1600
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 4 - 5 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Anytime
Sowing to Germination: 2 - 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Vernalization: Some flowering will occur the first year without vernalization, but improved flowering will occur the 2nd year; and 3-10 weeks of cool temperatures might benefit fuller flowering in the first year.
Forcing: Provide 16 hours of continuous lighting. During the short days of winter, provide a night interruption lighting of 4 hours between 10:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. 6-8 weeks to flower.
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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