LIMONIUM species 'Blue Diamond'

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LIMONIUM species 'Blue Diamond'

Marsh Rosemary; Sea Lavender; Statice
Select Item No. LA272

Quantitative Restriction

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



Plant Description

Article Type: (pure seed)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Plumbaginaceae
Origin: Turkey
Special Features: Panicles of bright blue flowers. Good for cut flowers.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 1987.
 
Basic Colour: (blue)
Flower Colour: bright blue
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: smooth, lanceolate to oblong
Growth Habit: clumping
Height with Flowers: 25 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.32258 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
3100
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 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: There is no current research on vernalization but a prudent recommendation for any perennial would be 6-12 weeks (a few might need 15 weeks!) at an average daily temperature of 40°F (5°C). Exposure to cold may not be necessary for flowering but might improve quality.
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: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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